3 people die in fire in Russia set by angry retiree

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top investigative agency says three people have died in fire allegedly set by an angry retiree in a regional administration building in Siberia.

The Investigative Committee's branch in the Krasnoyarsk region in eastern Siberia said the retiree splashed gasoline in the regional administration building in the city of Dudinka on Tuesday, setting the four-story building on fire. The committee said the 63-year old man had previously applied to the regional authorities demanding the allocation of housing and was unhappy with the options offered.

The committee said two men and a woman died in the fire, which also injured eight other people.

The retiree was arrested.

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