Eight killed in Russian house fire

Moscow, April 4 (IANS) At least eight people were killed in fire in a house in Russia’s Tomsk region, investigators said on Monday.

Bodies of three women, two men and two children were found in the wooden house. Another child died in the hospital, Xinhua quoted the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Tomsk region as saying.

The committee said that the fire erupted on Sunday night. Seven of the victims were related and one of the dead men was guest, it said in a statement.

The cause of the fire was being investigated, said the committee.

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