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Russia Arrests Two Suspects In Cafe Fire --> Ten people died in the fire, which gutted the cafe (ITAR-TASS) May 15, 2007 -- Police in Russia have detained two men suspected of setting a fire in a cafe that killed 10 people.

Investigators allege that the two men set the fire in a small cafe and market in the southern city of Orsk early on May 14.

According to police, the suspects argued with a group of people at another bar, followed them to the cafe, and set it on fire.

A gas canister inside them exploded in the blaze.

(AP, Interfax)

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