The media revealed the preliminary cause of the explosion in Novosibirsk

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Gas explosion in Novosibirsk

The cause of the explosion in a high-rise building in Novosibirsk could be a gas leak, according to emergency services. According to the Investigative Committee, two entrances collapsed.

“Preliminarily, the cause is a gas leak. A version of a malfunction of gas equipment is also being considered, ”TASS quotes a source in emergency services. Two entrances collapsed in the house, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the RF IC.

Gas exploded in a five-story building on Lineinaya in Novosibirsk, which started a fire and collapsed the entrance of the house. The mayor’s office said that the house was supplied with gas. Two people died as a result of the incident, reports life with reference to the governor of the region Andrey Travnikov. Six more people were injured, according to channel 360 with reference to the Ministry of Health. Rescue operations are underway, first aid is being provided to the victims. A temporary accommodation facility was also set up there.


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