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Blaze At Moscow State University Kills Two

Moscow State University (file photo) (ITAR-TASS) April 21, 2006 -- A fire at Moscow State University has killed two people and resulted in the hospitalization of another seven.

Russia media report the blaze broke out in a dormitory on the 12th floor of the building, forcing the evacuation of 1,500 people.

Emergency officials say the fire was accidental. They also say no foreigners are among the dead and injured.

(ITAR-TASS, Interfax, Ekho Moskvy)