41 children among Russia mall fire dead: RIA Novosti

An aerial view of emergency services cleaning up the wreckage at the scene of the multi-story shopping centre after a fire, in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3 000km kilometers east of Moscow, Russia. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP)
An aerial view of emergency services cleaning up the wreckage at the scene of the multi-story shopping centre after a fire, in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, about 3 000km kilometers east of Moscow, Russia. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP)

Moscow  Forty-one children were among the 64 people killed in a fire that ripped through a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo at the weekend, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported on Tuesday.

"There are names of 41 children in the list of those who died," RIA Novosti quoted a source in the regional emergencies services as saying.

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