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Chechnyan President: Skyscraper Fire God's Will

Chechnya strongman Ramzan Kadyrov sought to play down a massive fire that raged at a showcase complex symbolising the mainly Muslim Russian region's recovery from war, putting the incident down to God's will.

The fire took place at a complex of seven skyscrapers in the centre of Grozny where Kremlin fought two wars against separatists over the past 20 years.

Source: AFP. Read full article. (link)

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