Chechen skyscraper fire
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Chechen skyscraper engulfed in flames

Officials suspect an electrical fault is to blame for a fire which engulfed an unoccupied skyscraper in the Chechen capital Grozny on Wednesday.

One of the tallest buildings in the Chechen capital Grozny caught fire on Wednesday, 3 April.

Officials suspect an electrical fault in the unoccupied building caused the fire, but investigations are still under way.

Authorities say no-one was caught in the blaze.

Lu Yang reports.

  • 04 Apr
  • From the section Europe