Fire Kills 28 in Russian School for Deaf, Dumb Children

World | April 10, 2003, Thursday // 00:00

At least 28 people, mostly children, have been killed as a fire has swept through a boarding school for deaf and dumb children in Makhachkala, the capital of the southern republic of Dagestan. More than 100 others had been injured in the blaze. The fire almost totally destroyed the two-storey building, Russian media reported. It follows the deaths of 22 children in a fire at a school in Siberia on Monday.

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