Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
World
Home / World / Europe

Residential fire kills 7 in Russia's Yekaterinburg city

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-03-27 10:56

MOSCOW - A fire engulfed a two-story residential building in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg on Thursday, killing seven people and leaving another one hospitalized, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

The fire that hit the wooden house broke out at about 11:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT).

"The body of the seventh victim has been found," the ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The fire was likely to be caused by arson, said the regional department of the Russian Interior Ministry.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US