Kazakhstan, Astana, Sept. 14 / Trend D. Mukhtarov /
The area covered by the fire on the market in Almaty hit more than 5,000 square meters, the Kazakh Ministry of Emergency Situations said today.
"The total area covered by the fire is 5,400 square meters," a statement said.
According to the ministry, a phone message about the fire on the Olzha market was received on September 13 at 13:55. The fire was extinguished.
According to the ministry, one person died. A criminal case was filed. The cause of the fire and damage are being identified.
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