27/03/2018 14:02 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

President condoles with Russian counterpart on shopping mall fire

President Tran Dai Quang on March 26 cabled a message of condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin over a fire at a shopping mall in Kemerovo city that left scores of people dead and injured a day earlier.

As of March 26, nearly 64 were confirmed dead, 15 of them have been identified.

The mall was opened in 2013 and has shops, a parking lot for 250 cars, and a children's centre among other facilities, the Tass reported.