The authorities of the Volgograd region has told details about the gas explosion in the house

© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate in foobarcontroller MOE. Archive photoThe authorities of the Volgograd region has told details about the gas explosion in the house© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate the image Bank

Explosion of household gas in an apartment house in the city of Volzhsky, Volgograd region was the fault of a mentally ill resident who became the only victim in the emergency, is spoken in the message of administration of region.

The gas exploded at about 18.00 GMT on Saturday in one of the apartments on the top floor of a five storey residential building in Pushkin street. One person was injured 36 — year-old landlady. Residents of one of the eight entrances of the house were evacuated.

«In a course quickly-investigative actions it became clear that an explosion of household gas has occurred because of the actions of mentally ill people were under surveillance for a long time — since 1998», — stated in the message.

Roughly two days later, the victim will be inhabited by a staircase to the third floor. Residents of the fourth and fifth floors will be able to return to their apartments after carrying out the repair work.

At the time of repair residents will be placed in the premises of the temporary housing Fund of the city of Volga. Currently, the scene round the clock duty police officers. Residents of the affected entrance with a police escort to return to the apartment and pick up the necessary things.

According to the representative of city administration, repairs of the upper floors of the entrance it may take three to four months.

Upon explosion criminal case under article «Intentional destruction or damage of property». Investigative measures. Also the Prosecutor’s office organized verification of enforcement of existing legislation by local authorities, the management company and the supplier and the organization providing the supply of gas.