Mother & 5 children killed in fire in central Russia
“The information about a fire in a residential building came at 2:59am Moscow time on Tuesday (11:59pm GMT on Monday). According to preliminary data, a woman and five children have died,” the authorities said.
A man was also injured in the fire. He is currently at a hospital in a state of shock with moderate to severe burns, local emergency services told TASS.
The blaze was extinguished at 3:50am Moscow time (0:50 GMT), and firefighters are now clearing the debris. At present, the cause of the fire is unknown.