04:03 GMT28 February 2020
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Six children and their mother were killed in a fire in the city of Clinton in the US state of Mississippi, local broadcaster WLBT reported on Sunday.

    According to the broadcaster the fire occurred in a single-family house at around 00.30 local time (06.30 GMT).

    People aged one to 33 were killed in the fire, Clinton Fire Chief Jeff Blackledge told journalists.

    ​According to the broadcaster, the father of the family was injured, and he was taken to the hospital.

    ​The cause of the fire is yet unknown, while the investigation is underway.

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