Russia fire: Sixty-four deaths were confirmed after the firefighters finished combing through the four floors of the mall, Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov told a televised briefing. Six of the bodies have not yet been recovered. Ten people have been hospitalised.
Their car caught fire near Faleda village due to short circuit, he said. Police and fire brigade teams reached the spot and controlled the fire, but the woman and her son succumbed to their burn injuries, Chauhan said.
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon ordered all possible equipment and personnel be used to fight the blaze, adding the hospital should be quickly searched to save as many lives as possible, his office said in a statement.