RUSSIA: 37 dead and 69 missing in a Russian shopping center fire. 40 of the missing at the Winter Cherry mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo are children. 43 people have been injured in the blaze. There has been no immediate information on the cause of the fire.
UPDATE: Up to a 100 feared dead after an appalling shopping mall fire in Kemerovo, Siberia.
The latest official death toll is 64 with 47 injured and many still unaccounted for.
There was alarming evidence today that staff often locked cinema doors to stop gatecrashers getting inside.
Reports also say fire doors in the complex were locked.