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Deadly Xinjiang fire stirs anger at China’s zero-Covid policy, Urumqi mayor apologises

A deadly fire in China’s northwest Xinjiang region has spurred an outpouring of anger at the country’s zero-Covid policy, as Beijing fights growing public fatigue over its hardline approach to containing the coronavirus. Ten people were killed and nine injured when the blaze ripped through a residential building in the regional capital Urumqi on Thursday night, […]