Russia shopping mall fire

Putin: Mall fire was criminal negligence

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the scene of a fire in a shopping mall that killed at least 64 people, and hit out at "criminal negligence" which he says was to blame for the high death toll.

April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018

Russia's governor resigns over deadly mall fire

The governor of Russia’s Kemerovo region resigns over a mall fire that killed more than 60 people after a litany of violations in safety procedures left shoppers and children trapped inside the building.

March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018

Putin: Mall fire was criminal negligence

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the scene of a fire in a shopping mall that killed at least 64 people, and hit out at "criminal negligence" which he says was to blame for the high death toll.

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

64 die in Russia shopping mall fire

A total of 64 people some of them children perished in a fire that ravaged a busy shopping mall in an industrial city in Siberia, as rescue teams struggle through piles of charred rubble to recover bodies.