Rescuers eliminated open fire at the site of a gas explosion in Novosibirsk

Pr scr Telegram / Pool3
Pr scr Telegram / Pool3

Open burning was eliminated at the site of a gas explosion in a five-story “socket” in Novosibirsk, according to the Telegram channel of the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Psychologists of the emergency department are working at the scene of the incident, providing support to the victims and their families.

After a gas explosion in a five-story building on Lineinaya Street, the third entrance of the house collapsed, 15 apartments were destroyed. Authorities and emergency services reported at least two dead and seven injured, including a minor.

“The structures are being dismantled and local fires are poured under the rubble,” the emergency department said.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations added that an unmanned aerial system equipped with a thermal imager was used to quickly monitor the situation and detect the source of fire.

Earlier, the prosecutor of the Novosibirsk region Alexander Buchman left for the scene of the tragedy. A criminal case has been opened on the fact of a gas explosion in a house in Novosibirsk.


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