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At least 38 killed in fire in Odessa

Kiev - At least 38 people were killed in a fire on Friday in the trade union building in the centre of Ukraine's southern port city of Odessa, regional police said.

In a statement, the police said some had been overwhelmed by smoke and others were killed when they jumped from the building's windows.

Pro-Russian activists and supporters of the Kiev government clash in the streets of Odessa. REUTERS/Yevgeny Volokin. Credit: REUTERS
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