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Eight firefighters die in fire in Russia

Latest Update: September 23, 2016 | 401 Views
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MOSCOW: Eight firefighters have died in a major fire in the east of Moscow, a spokesman for Russia’s Emergencies Ministry told Reuters on Friday.

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Their bodies were discovered in the rubble left by the fire on Friday morning, he said, giving no further detail.

Local media reported that the fire set ablaze a large warehouse containing plastic materials on Thursday evening.

Reuters