Funerals for Russia mall fire victims as many seek answers

Funerals are being held for some of the victims of a fire at a shopping centre in Kemerovo, Siberia, on Sunday. It is a day of national mourning in Russia to remember the 64 victims - 41 of whom were children.

by

    Funerals are being held for some of the victims of a fire at a shopping centre in Kemerovo, Siberia, on Sunday. It is a day of national mourning in Russia to remember the 64 victims - 41 of whom were children.

    Russians now want answers for why there were locked cinema doors, blocked fire exits and non-functioning alarms.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    Why a hipster, vegan, green tech economy is not sustainable

    Why a hipster, vegan, green tech economy is not sustainable

    Improving eco-efficiency within a capitalist growth-oriented system will not save the environment.