VIDEO: Two killed, several hurt in gas blast in Russian apartment block
08 Sep 2021
Emergency workers walk at the site of a gas explosion in the town of Noginsk, Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday. Reuters
Gulf Today Report
A gas explosion on Wednesday in a nine-storey block of flats in a city near the Russian capital killed two people and damaged apartments, a law enforcement agency said.
Big holes in the outer walls of the building in Noginsk city, 50km (31 miles) east of Moscow, could be seen in video footage. Debris was strewn on the ground.
"According to preliminary data, five people were injured and two have died — a man and a woman," Interfax news agency cited a regional branch of the Investigative Committee as saying, according to Reuters.