Russia: 2 killed in fire

ANI | Updated: Jan 28, 2018 16:23 IST

Irkutsk [Russia], Jan 28 (ANI): Two people have died and five injured after a fire broke out at a tourist facility on Lake Baikal's Olkhon Island in Russia.

The TASS news agency quoted a spokesperson for the Irkutsk Region branch of the Russian Investigative Department on Sunday, as saying, "Two bodies were found, they were badly burnt. Their identity is being established."

The injured were rushed to a hospital for medical assistance.

However, their condition is out of danger.

There were people at the facility when the fire broke out, including eight citizens of South Korea and 24 tourists from China. The remaining two were Russians.

The cause of the fire is unknown. (ANI)

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