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    Siberia cowshed fire kills 155 cattle

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    KRASNOYARSK, January 29 (RIA Novosti) - A cowshed caught fire in a village in Siberia's Krasnoyarsk Territory on Tuesday killing all 155 cattle in the building, local emergency services said.

    The fire in the village of Krasny Pakhar was reported early in the afternoon local time.

    "Firefighters are still battling the blaze over an area of 1,700 square meters," an emergencies spokesperson said.

    "The cause of the fire and the extent of the damage will be known after the fire is fully extinguished," the spokesperson added.

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