- Sputnik International
Get the latest news from around the world, live coverage, off-beat stories, features and analysis.

Nine Floors Collapse in Residential Building in Russia's Izhevsk (PHOTO, VIDEO)

© Sputnik / Maxim Avdeev /  / Go to the mediabankОбрушение жилого дома в Ижевске
Обрушение жилого дома в Ижевске - Sputnik International
A household gas explosion has been named as the preliminary reason for the incident.

Nine floors have collapsed in a residential buildings in Russia's Izhevsk leaving several people injured, according to the Emergencies Ministry.

"As of 19:00 Moscow Time, three died, three were injured," a spokesman for the regional department of Russia's Emergencies Ministry said at a conference call.

According to preliminary information, a household gas explosion has been named as the reason for the incident in Izhevsk.

While many people are believed to be under the rubble, two of them have already been rescued, according to an Emergencies Ministry representative.

To participate in the discussion
log in or register
Заголовок открываемого материала