When rubble after gas explosion in Magnitogorsk found the body of the eighth victim, said the representative of the Central Board of MOE in the Chelyabinsk region.
“Yes, we confirm information about the fact that when the rubble found the body of the eighth victim. This is an adult,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
Five people, including a child, were injured, one of them is in serious condition. The fate of another 37 people are still missing, RIA Novosti reported.
An explosion of gas occurred in the ten-storied house on the Avenue of Karl Marx, 164, about 4:00 GMT (3:00 Moldova) 31 Dec. After the explosion collapsed one of the entrances. According to the MOE, destroyed 26 apartments that housed 46 people in the zone of collapse lived 120 people.
Rescuers warn about the threat of the possible collapse of the building.
Investigators opened a criminal case under article about causing of death on imprudence.
The second of January in the Chelyabinsk region a day of mourning.