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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

6 Die in Hostel Blaze

MOSCOW () -- A fire that broke out in the laundry room of a workers' hostel in a provincial city south of Moscow killed six people, Interfax reported.

The fire broke out New Year's day in a dormitory belonging to a local construction company in the town of Aleksin about 100 kilometers south of Moscow, Interfax reported.

An investigation has been opened in the cause of the fire.