| GEO World|
| 15 killed as fire erupts at Japanese video theater|
| Updated at: 1550 PST, Wednesday, October 01, 2008|
TOKYO: A pre-dawn fire raged through a video theater in the western Japanese city Osaka, killing at least 15 people and injuring 10 others
The blaze broke out at about 3 a.m. (1800 GMT) in the Cats Video Theater, located on the ground floor of a seven-story building in an entertainment district in Japan's second-largest city, fire department official said.
Hirami said officials were still trying to determine the identities of the 15 dead. Officials said 10 of the injured were being treated at a nearby hospital, and several were in serious condition.