The deadly fire at a shopping mall in Kemerovo, Russia, claimed lives of at least 53 people. This was mentioned during the session of Russian Emergencies Ministry on Monday, Rossiya 24 TV channel reports.
Russian Emergency Minister Vladimir Puchkov said that minor fire sources still remain, as firemen continue working.
A fire in the shopping and entertainment center in Kemerovo began in the afternoon of March 25. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire appeared on the fourth floor, where three cinema theatres and children's playgrounds are located. About a hundred visitors and employees of the complex were evacuated from the shopping center.
The search and rescue works continue.