Monday 17 December 2018

Four found dead in children’s playroom after Siberian shopping centre blaze

Nine others were hurt after the fire in the city of Kemerovo.

Four people died in the fire *(AP)
Four people died in the fire *(AP)

By Associated Press Reporters

A woman and three children have died after a fire broke out in a multi-storey shopping centre in the Siberian city of Kemerovo.

There has been no immediate information on the cause of the blaze in the city 1,900 miles east of Moscow.

Russia’s Investigative Committee spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said the fire victims were all found in a children’s playroom.

State news agency Tass said nine other people were taken to hospital after the fire.

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