Fire in shopping mall in Siberia kills five and injures 32


MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least five people were killed and 32 injured on Sunday when fire tore through a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, the Russian state Investigative Committee said.

Seventeen people were missing following the incident in a coal-producing region some 3,600 km (2,240 miles) east of Moscow, according to local officials who spoke to Russian news agencies.

Three women, one child and a man died in the mall and 30 were in hospital, the Investigative Committee said.


(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)



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