After the gas explosion in a residential building in the Russian city of Magnitogorsk is looking for a large number of rescuers in the rubble for Missing people. Up to Monday noon, the authorities said four of the dead. Ten people were injured have been rescued. A further 16 had to leave the ruins unharmed. Nevertheless, the fate of Dozens of residents of the large building remained open. The Deputy Governor of the Chelyabinsk region, Oleg Klimov, called a number of 35 residents.
it was A sign of the seriousness of the situation that President Vladimir Putin after the Kremlin was informed of the information immediately about the accident in the mining and smelting city, 1400 kilometers East of Moscow. Civil protection Minister Yevgeny Sinitschew and health Minister Olga Skvortsova flew on the orders of Putin in the city in the Urals. A little later duck itself was on the way to the Ungklück. He flight put broke for the short notice of his new year's day in Sochi on the Black sea.
In Magnitogorsk was called to the case of a disaster. At the scene of the incident 470 man tried with 70 excavators and vehicles, to search the debris. Severe Frost of minus 17 degrees made the work, - said the representatives of the authorities.
The gas explosion occurred around 4: 00 local time (00.00 CET). In the huge house one of the twelve entrances collapsed. Vice-Governor Klimov said, in 48 of the destroyed homes had been officially 110 people reported.
In Russian homes, it always comes back to gas explosions. Magnitogorsk is because of its steel industry and metallurgy as one of the most polluted cities in the world.