Funerals are being held in Russia for the scores of people killed in a fire in a shopping mall in Siberia. Two-thirds of the dead were children. Russia is observing a national day of mourning.
Dozens of people are dead and at least 11 people are missing after a blaze at a shopping center in the Siberian town of Kemerovo. Russian authorities say the death toll was so high as "serious violations were committed."
At least 64 people including many children were killed in Sunday's blaze in the town of Kemerovo in central Russia. Thousands of people have been separately demonstrating against local authorities.
The long-serving governor of Russia's Kemerovo region, Aman Tuleyev, has resigned after a fire in the regional capital killed scores of people. He said he could no longer continue his work with "such a heavy burden."
As Russia mourns victims killed in a deadly shopping mall blaze in Siberia's Kemerovo, many citizens have been voicing their mistrust of authorities. Politicians and locals appear to be talking past one another.
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