Search and rescue work completed at the site of a gas explosion in Novosibirsk

Search and rescue operations at the site of a partial collapse caused by a gas explosion in a five-story residential building in Novosibirsk have been completed. This was reported on February 10 by the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Novosibirsk Region.

Ministry of Emergency Situations

Ministry of Emergency Situations

Ivan Shilov (c) IA REGNUM

“Search and rescue operations at the site of the collapse of a residential apartment building were completed at 08:18 local time (04:18 Moscow time)”, — clarified the representative of the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

As a result of the accident, 12 people died, nine more people were injured. According to a number of media reports, the death toll has reached 13 people, this information is being specified.

358 people worked at the scene, and 30 apartments were destroyed as a result of a gas explosion. 50 people were evacuated from the house.

In connection with the tragedy in the Novosibirsk region, mourning was declared on February 10.

Previously IA REGNUM reported that the regional Ministry of Health confirmed the death of 12 people in a gas explosion in a five-story residential building.


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