In a residential house in Tambov region was an explosion, the source said

In a nine-storey residential building in the town of Morshansk, Tambov region occurred explosion of household gas, reported RIA Novosti a source in the emergency services of the region.

«Damaged five apartments, outer panel plate and the ceiling on the ninth, and technical floors for a total area of 60 square meters», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Injured two people, including an employee of firefighting and rescue part.

In Morshansk in an apartment building July 13, occurred explosion of household gas #video

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As explained RIA Novosti the representative of the Ministry, following the gas explosion the fire was extinguished. From home evacuated 278 people, including 38 children. Most of them are staying with relatives and friends. Seven people were settled on the basis of the hotel «Tsna». Just chetyrehsotletnem house 143 apartments, they lived 282 people, including 38 children. The suitability of the house for further use estimated with the use of mobile complex «String». For liquidation of consequences of explosion attracted 203 people and 46 units of equipment, including from EMERCOM of Russia — 147 people and 22 units of equipment.

A meeting of the Commission on emergency situations under the leadership of Deputy Governor of the Tambov region, which discussed the issues of assistance to residents. Emergency repair work will be carried out after completing the investigations at the scene of an emergency.