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Nine People Dead After Building Collapses in Kazakhstan

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Nine people have been killed in an apartment building collapse in Kazakhstan.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The bodies of nine people, including bodies of three children, killed in an apartment building collapse in Kazakhstan, were retrieved, a representative of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Internal Affairs told RIA Novosti on Monday.

"So far, the bodies of 9 people have been retrieved. There are bodies of three men, three women, three children, two of them born in 2016 and one in 2010," Ruslan Imankulov said.

He added that earlier in the day a man was rescued from the rubble.

A part of the building in the Kazakh Karaganda region collapsed on Sunday evening.

Some 280 people, including police officers, rescuers, medical workers are involved in the rescue operation.

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