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    More Than 4.5 Thousand People Evacuated From Mall in Central Moscow - Source

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    More than 4.5 thousand people were evacuated on Tuesday afternoon from the shopping mall "Afimoll-City" in the center of Moscow after the fire alarm sounded, a source in the emergency services of the capital told Sputnik.

    "As a result of the fire alarm from the shopping center" Afimall City at the address: 2 Presnenskaya embankment, 4.5 thousand people have been evacuated," the source said.

    All floors of the building are being inspected. No information about a fire has been officially announced yet.

    According to the local emergency services, the fire alarm went off because of smoke, now the smoke has dissipated.

    Fire alarm, evacuation, fire, Moscow
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