Russian Federation fire: Children killed in Kemerovo shopping center blaze

Preliminary investigations point to the fire having broken out in the cinema hall area of the four-story Winter Cherry shopping mall in the center of Kemerovo.

The report also says that an additional 43 people have been injured in the blaze.

How did the shopping mall caught fire?

. Firefighters were still recovering bodies as parts of the buildings were still smouldering. Some 660 emergency personnel were deployed in the rescue effort. There is no word yet on how the fire started, though it is known to have begun on the top floor on Sunday evening.

Witnesses told Russian media the fire alarm and sprinklers had failed to function.

Who are the victims?

He said this was the "final figure", and included six people still buried under the rubble.

Russian state news agency The Tass reported that 40 of the missing at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo are children. The disastrous blaze joins a long list of accidents, fires and sinkings in Russian Federation marked by apparent negligence beforehand and inept or insufficient response by emergency services. At least 10 were hospitalized, and about 200 animals in a mall petting zoo died, officials said.

Health minister Veronika Skvortsova said that the most seriously injured survivor was an 11-year-old boy who jumped from the top floor to escape the fire, which killed all his family, but there were hopes for his survival. "No one knows exactly how many people there were inside when the fire broke out", Alexandre Eremeyev, an official with the local Russian emergency services ministry, said in a statement.

What were the actions taken?

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The fire's epicenter has been identified as the play area on the fourth floor - near the theater where many children were trapped.

Investigators have launched a probe into possible negligence and violations of the fire safety rules.

The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Anna Zarechneva, who was on the top floor where the fire started, watching a movie with her husband and son, said they only found out about the fire when a man ran into the theatre shouting.

At the time of writing the report, four people have been detained in connection with the deadly, fire including one of the mall's tenants.

A woman named Yevgenia told the newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda that her niece Vika called her at 4:11, right after the fire broke out, from the movie theater where so numerous children from Treshchevsky found themselves trapped.

Emergency firefighters extinguishing a fire outside a burning shopping centre in Kemerovo on Sunday.

Facebook user Natalia Gevorkyan compared the scant coverage of the Kemerovo fire with widespread reporting of the Kursk submarine disaster in 2000, arguing that journalism standards in Russian Federation had sunk in the interim.

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