Fire at China electronics factory kills 8

A fire at an electronics factory in Shanghai has killed eight people including two firefighters.

The blaze broke out at the Shengrui Electronic Technology (Shanghai) Co. in the Chinese business capital's Jinshan district at 6.20am on Friday, a government statement said.

It said rescue crews found the bodies of six employees and two firefighters.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, the city government said.