In Yekaterinburg evacuated from the scene people were placed in the neighbouring building

© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise in fotoreceptori ambulance. Archival photoIn Yekaterinburg evacuated from the scene people were placed in the neighbouring building© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise the image Bank

People evacuated from a residential building in Ekaterinburg, where the explosion occurred, housed in the premises of the management company in a nearby building, said on Thursday GUMCHS on Sverdlovsk area.

As previously reported by RIA Novosti, the interior Ministry in the Sverdlovsk region, the explosion occurred in the hallway on the eighth floor of a nine-apartment house on the street Pioneers. As a result of damaged inner walls of the corridor in the entrance doors of three apartments and a passenger lift. According to the company Ekaterinburggaz, injured five children and six adults.

«The scene of the explosion were rescued 37 people, including six children, have placed in the holding company located in a nearby building. The entrance to the damaged entrance restricted. The residents, accompanied by rescuers come to their apartment for warm clothes and documents. On the basis of school № 146 (street Ural, 50A) deployed temporary accommodation of the population», — stated in the message.

According GUMCHS, information on victims did not arrive yet. Only in the aftermath of the explosion involved 38 people, 11 pieces of equipment. The exact cause of the accident is established.

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