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MOSCOW, December 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has forwarded a message of condolences to his US counterpart Barack Obama over the warehouse fire in Oakland, California, which took the lives of at least 33 people, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.
"The Russian leader conveyed his condolences to the families and friends of those who died and wished speedy recovery to the injured persons," the statement reads.
Deadly fire broke out during a Friday night party inside a renovated warehouse in Oakland, California. According to various estimates, 50 to 100 people were inside the building on Friday night attending the party. At least 33 people were killed but the final toll could be higher. Most of the victims were young people aged 20-30.