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2 killed in Russia gas explosion

Moscow

31-December-2018

At least two people died and several others were injured after a gas explosion rocked an apartment building in Russian city of Magnitogorsk, officials said on Monday.

The explosion occurred at around 1.00 a.m. A part of the 10-storey apartment building collapsed in the blast, said the Emergencies Ministry in a statement.

Ten people were rescued from the debris and 16 people were evacuated from the building, the Ministry was cited as saying by Xinhua news agency. -IANS