5 Dead, 25 Missing as Blaze Rips Through Russian Mall

Up to 25 people may be buried under the rubble of a shopping center that caught fire in Russia, according to the country's Interfax news agency, Reuters reported. The blaze broke out Wednesday in a first-floor cafe in the city of Kazan, sending flames high into the air and killing five people, the news agency said. Emergency workers were clearing away rubble Thursday morning. Life News, which has good sources among Russia's law enforcement authorities, said around 200 people had been evacuated from the building.

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