11 detained over Russian bath essence poisoning as death toll rises

Eleven people in the Siberian city of Irkutsk have been detained amid a rising death toll from locals drinking berry-scented bath essence, authorities said Wednesday.

Death toll from drinking bath essence climbs to 55 people in Russia

Fifty-five people have died from drinking alcohol-based bath essence in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, health officials said Tuesday as the death toll continued to climb.

Possible crash site of Russian firefighting plane identified: report

The likely crash site of a Russian firefighting plane that went missing while battling a blaze in Siberia has been found, state news agency Tass reported Saturday.

Firefighting plane with crew of 10 missing amid Siberian blaze

A firefighting plane with a crew of 10 went missing while battling a blaze Friday in the Siberian region of Irkutsk, according to Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry.
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