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It is believed that the culprit of the fire that broke out in the cafe “Polygon” in Russian Kostroma, is a young military man who recently returned from the war in Ukraine, Russian media write.
According to preliminary information, this is 23-year-old Stanislav Ionkin, a native of the Sverdlovsk region. Due to his injury, he returned from the war in Ukraine in August this year. The authorities have not yet confirmed the information.
It is also suggested on the net that Stanislav came to Kostroma to undergo a medical examination after being wounded, so that he would be sent back to the war zone. What caused the brawl in the cafe and why Stanislav provoked a large-scale fire is unknown.
and for “unfair provision of services”.
The fire in the cafe was caused by Stanislav's shot from a rocket launcher at the ceiling of the club, which ignited almost instantly, and the fire area was 3.5 thousand meters.
Extinguishing the fire was complicated by the fact that there was a threat of collapse of the roof. In addition, there were difficulties in evacuating people from the fire zone, because out of seven emergency exits, 4 were blocked, and rescuers had to break down the closed doors.
Media reports that at least 15 people died as a result of the fire.
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