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Blaze rips through Moscow library home to millions of rare texts and books

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Blaze rips through Moscow library home to millions of rare texts and books
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A huge blaze has ripped through one of Russia’s largest libraries.

The fire in Moscow’s Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences in Moscow raged for 17 hours.

The cause of the blaze is unclear, and the extent of the damage to the institute’s rare texts and books has yet to be assesed.