In the house at Smolensk the explosion of the gas mixture has damaged 16 apartments

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Cookingplate in photobacteria sleeves, set on fire the car of EMERCOM of Russia. Archival photoIn the house at Smolensk the explosion of the gas mixture has damaged 16 apartments© RIA Novosti / Alexander Cookingplate the image Bank

Sixteen of the apartments damaged in the explosion of the gas mixture in a nine-storey residential building in the village Prigorskii in the Smolensk region, told RIA Novosti the representative of the operational headquarters on the spot.

«The explosion damaged 16 apartments,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that in 0.10 search and rescue operations and debris removal to the place of the accident is completed. Two points of temporary accommodation on the basis of a sports complex «Change» and the house of culture placed five people, including one child. The other tenants of the accommodation refused, to decline to relatives and friends.

At 5.00 environment on the scene sent an upgraded mobile diagnostic complex «Arrow» to assess the technical condition of the building after the explosion. Estimated time of arrival at 12.00. For liquidation of consequences of explosion attracted 265 people and 55 vehicles.

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