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Almost forty killed in a fire in Siberian mall

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In a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo Sunday, meanwhile, at least 37 deaths, including eleven children. There were 43 people injured. Also are still 69 people missing, among them 40 children. Notify the emergency services of the Russian agency TASS. There is still much uncertainty about the cause of the fire.

According to the local emergency services were already 37 dead, including at least eleven children. Sure 43 injured were taken to the hospital. The emergency services search for man and power to the 69 missing persons, among them 40 children, according to a source in the emergency services to TASS.

The authorities have more than 200 people evacuated from the campus. The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the center and put an area of 1,600 square metres in a shaft.

Class for young children on school trip

Currently, there is still great uncertainty about a class of young children on a trip with their teacher. In total were eight children by the teacher at the time of the fire. According to some local media, was the teacher for a walk, and he has the unsupervised children left alone in the cinema. It is not known whether the class of the fire was able to escape.

Uncertainty over the cause

About the cause of the fire is still a lot of uncertainty. Some sources say the fire started in an indoor playground for children. There would be a trampoline in fire captured after a child was playing with a lighter. Other sources make mention of a short-circuit. Still other sources say that the fire started in the cinema hall of the shopping mall.

Blind panic

According to eyewitnesses, there was blind panic among the visitors while the fire rapidly spread, on social media say other witnesses that the fire alarm has not entered into force. Visitors of the complex received only by that fire raged after the entire complex was filled with smoke.

The mall is located in Kemerovo, an industrial city in central Siberia.

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