At least 14 people were killed and three injured in a fire that broke out at a densely populated residential area in Hanoi early on May 24, police said, Report informs referring to Reuters.

Firefighters managed to rescue seven people from the fire at a five-story building in a small alley in Vietnam’s capital city, the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement.

The ministry said it is investigating the cause of the fire, whose victims are yet to be identified.