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Reports: At least 10 killed in Siberian warehouse fire

January 4, 2018
In this Russian Emergency Situations Ministry photo, made available on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, Firefighters attend the scene of a fire at a shoe-manufacturing company in the village of Chernoretsky, about 2800 kilometers (1800 miles) east of Moscow, Russia. Russian news reports say at least 10 people have been killed in a warehouse fire in a Siberian village and that the dead are believed to be workers from China and Kyrgyzstan. (Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations photo via AP)

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say at least 10 people have been killed in a warehouse fire in a Siberian village and that the dead are believed to be workers from China and Kyrgyzstan.

The fire broke out Thursday morning at a shoe manufacturing company in the village of Chernoretsky, about 2,800 kilometers (1,800 miles) east of Moscow.

A statement from the Emergencies Ministry says there were fatalities but did not give details. News reports, however, are citing local sources as saying at least 10 bodies have been found.

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