Fire breaks out at upscale Doha mall, casualties reported

By REUTERS
May 28, 2012 20:37

 
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DOHA - A fire at an upscale mall in the Qatari capital on Monday has caused a number of casualties, including at least one death, eyewitnesses and local media reported.

The blaze broke out at the Villagio Mall in Doha's west end. Smoke was billowing from the mall, which was evacuated. Ambulances and police vehicles blocked entry to the complex.

The Gulf Arab state's ministry of interior was planning to hold a news conference about the fire on Monday evening.

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