At least 12 dead in blaze at Moscow sewing factory

At least 12 people were killed, including three children, after a fire swept through a sewing factory in north-eastern Moscow, authorities said Sunday.

The blaze erupted late Saturday, damaging about 3,000 square meters of the building and causing a portion of the roof to collapse, Russian news agencies reported.

A preliminary probe indicates the fire was caused by arson and a murder investigation has been launched, the TASS news agency reported, citing anonymous law enforcement officials.

Last update: Sun, 31/01/2016 - 13:48

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