The Investigative Committee has confirmed that 37 people were killed in the fire that occurred at a shopping mall in Kemerovo town, reported Russian News Agency TASS.
The wreckage is being cleared.
A total of 43 people were injured in the fire.
The fire broke out on the last—fourth—floor of the shopping mall.
Twenty people were rescued and another 100 were evacuated from the building.
The fire is extinguished.
Its surface area was 1,500 square meters.