Massive blaze breaks out in mosque in southern Russia (VIDEO)

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A mosque in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan has caught fire after morning prayers in the city of Kizlyar.

Pictures posted on social media show the building engulfed in flames. The smoke could be seen from other parts of the city.

It took thirteen firefighting teams to put out the blaze, which covered some 2,500 square meters.

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A photo posted by @indira_aisha_tvoya on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:03pm PDT

No one was killed or injured in the blaze. Morning prayers were over and people had left the building when the fire started.

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A video posted by будем рады всем (@insta_beautyful) on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:58pm PDT

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A photo posted by Алижан Махаров (@alijan999953) on Apr 9, 2015 at 11:26pm PDT

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