This was reported in the head of the regional Investigative Committee of Russia.
“In order to most thoroughly establish all the circumstances of the tragedy, according to this report ... a criminal case has been instituted ... causing death by negligence to two persons,” the press service said.
Investigators interrogate witnesses and prepare a set of examinations to determine the exact cause of the death of children, establish the source and cause of fire.
In addition, the conditions in which the family lived were found out.
According to preliminary data, a fire could have occurred due to a malfunction of the domestic heater.
On the morning of September 14, a fire broke out in a two-story, two-door house in the village of Neivo-Rudyanka, Sverdlovsk Region, which killed two girls born in 2016 and 2017. Their mother was hospitalized.
In February, Utro.ru reported that a case was opened in the Kemerovo region after the death of two children in a fire in a private house.