Twelve people were found dead after a fire in a sewing room in Moscow, Russia’s Investigative Committee said on Sunday.
The committee, which has opened a criminal case over the fire, said the blaze broke out late on Saturday. It was investigating possible causes, including a technical problem or deliberate arson.
Interfax news agency said that according to preliminary information, among the 12 people dead was a small child. The rest were workers from Central Asia.