KAZAN, March 15. /TASS/. A rescue operation after a sever fire at a shopping mall in the city of Kazan will be over on Tuesday, March 17, Igor Panshin, the chief of the Volga region centre of the Russian emergencies ministry, said on Sunday.
"We hope to finish rescue works by Tuesday morning," he told TASS.
According to the latest reports, the fire in Kazan’s Admiral trade centre on March 11 killed 17 people. Thirteen bodies were recovered by rescuers clearing the debris. Four died in hospital. Rescuers are still clearing the debris, so the death toll might go up.