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12 dead in fire at textile factory in Moscow

  • Twelve people were killed in a huge fire that engulfed a textile factory in Moscow. The victims included three children. As per media reports, it took around five hours to extinguish the fire that engulfed around 3,000 sq meters of the building located in the east of the Russian capital. Pavel Astakhov, child rights commissioner of Russia, said that the victims were migrant workers who had been living and working in the building.