Fire in Wooden Building in Russia’s Tomsk Region Kills 10 People – Emergencies Ministry


Earlier, nine people were reported dead amid the fire, but this figure has since been revised.

“As of 10:10 (03:10 GMT), the bodies of nine people have been discovered,” the ministry stated on their website.

“As of 06:35 Moscow time, the tenth dead was discovered,” said a spokesman for the Ministry of Emergencies later.

At the beginning, the confirmed number of deaths from the fire was six.

According to the emergency services’ preliminary data, citizens of Uzbekistan were among those killed by fire in a private residential house.

Sputnik / Vitaly Ankov

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