15 Dead In Russian Night Club Fire After Man Discharges Flare Gun Inside
15 people have been killed and a further five injured in a nightclub fire in the Russian city of Kostroma after a flare gun was fired following a dispute.
Local authorities said that the fire erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning after someone discharged a flare gun during a dispute.
250 people were evacuated by rescue teams.
Sergei Sitnikov, the governor of the Kostroma region, said 15 people had been confirmed dead and 5 people had been injured, those injured were receiving medical treatment.
Video Footage Of The Fire In Kostroma:
Police have launched an investigation to identify and locate the person responsible for firing the flare gun.
Kostroma is located approximately 210 miles north of Moscow.
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