20 people died in a fire at a nursing home in Russia
A fire at a nursing home in Russia has killed 20 people. Six more people were injured in this incident. The fire broke out in the city of Kemerovo in the western Siberian region of the country on Friday (December 23).
The entire upper floor of the two-story wooden building was gutted in the overnight fire. The private nursing home was being run illegally, the Tas news agency quoted officials as saying. BBC news.
Meanwhile, after the fire, the fire service personnel went to the spot and tried to control the fire. Later this Saturday morning the fire was brought under control. Officials said an investigation has already started to find the cause of the fire.
Local fire service officials told news agency TASS that many nursing homes are being operated in Russia without registration.