Thirteen school children aged nine and 10 are confirmed to have died after a fire broke out in a school dormitory in central China, the country’s Xinhua state news agency reported.

A deadly fire broke out at Yingcai School in Yanshanpu village, Henan province, killing three students from the same third-grade class. The school manager is detained and an investigation is underway.

A fire broke out in a privately-run school in China, killing 30 students and causing extensive damage. The fire was quickly extinguished, highlighting the country’s infamous fatal fires.

A fire in Luliang City, Shanxi province, claimed the lives of 26 people in November, while a hospital fire in Beijing in April claimed 29 lives, with 12 detained for questioning. Both incidents involved people climbing out of windows to escape the flames.