An explosion in a house in Magnitogorsk occurred due to disruption of the operation of gas equipment, the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the region reported.
RIA Novosti reports this with reference to the agency.
The mayor of Magnitogorsk Sergey Berdnikov voiced a preliminary version of what happened: “The apartment was undergoing repairs, and there was a gas explosion. Previously, there is information that stretch ceilings were installed. ”
“A man and a woman perished. Two more people were injured – a woman and her one and a half year old grandson, ”a TASS emergency source said.
According to the regional Ministry of Health, two children are among the victims. One child is now in serious condition.
Evacuated residents of the house will be accommodated in the school, the source added. In total people were evacuated from the house, saved – 31
Recall that in a residential building in Magnitogorsk an air-gas mixture exploded, followed by combustion, at the moment the fire is localized.
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