14 killed in Russian factory fire

September 12th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS  

Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 14 bodies of Vietnamese migrants were found in a plant near Moscow Tuesday after it was engulfed in a fire, according to the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry.

The ministry stated that four others were wounded in the fire, Xinhua reported.

“At least 14 people died and four others were wounded. One was hospitalised with serious injuries and three others were given first aid on the spot,” the ministry said, adding that all the victims were workers of a sewing workshop in Yegoryevsk, about 100 km from Moscow.

Preliminary information showed that the fire broke out on the second floor of an industrial building, where the sewing workshop was located.

“The fire has already been put out,” the ministry said.

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