An explosion in a house in Magnitogorsk: the death toll rose to 37 people

Взрыв в доме в Магнитогорске: число погибших возросло до 37 человек

The death toll from the collapse of the house in Magnitogorsk (Russian Federation) has grown to 37 people.

This was reported in the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

Reportedly, at the moment, works on analysis of blockages and search of people continue.

“According at 06:25 (Moscow time) since the start of the search and rescue operation from-under blockages extracted 43 people, including 37 people killed, including 6 children, 6 rescued, including 2 children. All victims are delivered in medical institutions”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the rescuers trying to locate another 4 people, rescuers apart the rubble manually, used specialized machinery.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that on 31 December 2018 in the Russian Magnitogorsk in the explosion in a residential building caved in the entrance.

The Investigative Committee of Russia said that work out all possible versions of the explosion in a residential building in Magnitogorsk, but the evidence of the attack there. The priority version of the collapse of the staircase in Magnitogorsk is explosion of household gas. After a domestic gas explosion collapsed a porch of ten homes. Earlier it was reported that among victims two children.