At least 11 killed in Russian residential fire
At least 11 people were killed Tuesday in a fire that engulfed a residential building in the village of Prichulymsky in Russia’s Tomsk region, local media reported.
“At 07:03 Moscow time (0403 GMT), the body of an eleventh person was discovered,” the Emergencies Ministry was quoted as saying in a statement. The wooden building went up in flames early Tuesday morning, killing 11 people while two others managed to escape.
The opening of a criminal case into the cause of the fire has been announced by investigators, said the Emergencies Ministry.