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Shanghai's Oriental Pearl Tower catches fire

2010-04-13 00:30:22 GMT2010-04-13 08:30:22 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Shanghai catches fire early April 13, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

The Oriental Pearl TV Tower in Shanghai catches fire early April 13, 2010.[Photo/Xinhua]

SHANGHAI - Shanghai's symbolic Oriental Pearl Tower caught fire early on Tuesday, no casualties were reported.

The antenna at the top of the 468-meter television tower caught fire around 2 a.m. and has been put out by firefighters.

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