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    Firefighters assess the scene where a deadly fire tore through a late-night electronic music party in a warehouse in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. Officials described the scene inside the warehouse, which had been illegally converted into artist studios, as a death trap that made it impossible for many partygoers to escape the Friday night fire.

    Putin Sends Condolences to Obama, Families of Oakland Deadly Fire Victims

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday sent condolences to US President Barack Obama over a deadly fire in a music club of the Californian city of Oakland, the Kremlin press service said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The fire that according to the latest reports killed 33 people occurred in a night club in Oakland on Saturday.

    "The head of the Russian state conveyed words of sympathy and support to the family and friends of those killed, as well as wishes of speedy recovery to those injured," the Kremlin statement said.


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