Members of the emergency ministry fire service try to put out the fire at the Zimnyaya Vishnya shopping mall in Kemerovo, Russia, on March 25, 2018.
Death toll has risen to 48 in Russian shopping mall fire, with dozens still missing, RIA Novosti news agency reported Monday.
Death toll surges to 37 in Russian shopping mall fire, 69 others missing
At least 37 people were killed in a fire in a shopping mall in the south central Russian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, while many others are missing, TASS news agency reported, citing a source with the firefighting authorities.
Earlier reports said 69 people, including 40 children, were missing.
Firefighters are working at the scene to search for the missing.