Fire in Russian village kills 12: reports
A fire in a house in a village in southern Russian killed 12 people, Russian news agencies reported on Friday.
The reports said that 12 corpses were taken from the house in the village of Kushchevskaya in the southern Krasnodar region after a fire that broke out during a party was localised.
The Interfax news agency quoted local security sources as saying that the house belonged to a farmer and his family and there were three children among the dead.
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