At least four dead and dozens missing after collapse flat in Russia

The entrance of an apartment block in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk is collapsed. In addition, at least four deaths. To 79 people is still sought.

Ten people are alive under the rubble, fetch, among whom a child. 79 people are still missing. Hundreds of emergency workers and rescuers are on the spot. Severe frosts of minus 17 degrees makes it difficult to work, says a government representative.

According to the Russian ministry of Emergency situations is the collapse likely to be the result of a gas explosion. That happened in the early morning, when most people still were asleep. The Russians have Monday an official day off.

Russian media report that 48 homes in the city in the south of the Ural mountains have been corrupted. There are 110 people registered as resident.

Russian president Vladimir Putin brings Monday afternoon a visit to the place where the gas explosion took place.


Apartment building in Russia collapses after gas explosion

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