The head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, Alexander Kurenkov, with the operational group of the central apparatus, flew to Novosibirsk, where earlier today, on February 9, a gas explosion occurred in a five-story panel house. This was reported press office ministries.
This morning in the Zaeltsovsky district of Novosibirsk, a gas explosion occurred in a high-rise building on Lineinaya Street. Two entrances, which housed at least 30 apartments, collapsed.
According to TASS, three people died as a result of the explosion. Regional Ministry of Health informed two dead and 11 injured. A criminal case has been initiated under Part 3 of Art. 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (provision of services that do not meet security requirements).