Luxury skyscraper hotel destroyed in massive blaze in Chechnya

Posted by grimghost on Apr. 05, 2013

The blaze that had engulfed the tallest skyscraper in the North Caucasus region of Russia, has been put out, leaving the building almost completely destroyed. According to information given by local emergency services, the fire that had engulfed the Grozny City skyscraper on Wednesday, was put out in the early hours of Thursday, at 1-30 AM. The blaze has left the 40-floor building in a state of near-complete destruction. The local emergency service said the call about the fire on between the 4th and 5th floors was received at around 18-00 PM local time (14-00 GMT). According to witnesses pictures that immediately started to appear on Twitter, all stories of the building had been covered in flames. http-//

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