The explosion, which occurred in a three-storey residential building in the village of Tavaivaam the Anadyrsky district of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, there was a partial collapse of the building. As reported by physicians, in the emergency minor injuries were received by the pensioner.
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As explained by the Agency, the explosion took place in a three-storey 4 driveway a panel residential building in the village of Tavaivaam Anadyrsky district.
The version of some mass media that in the building exploded household gas, rescuers denied. In the MOE noted that the collapsed house was not gasified.
“According to preliminary data, there was a collapse of designs of the apartment on the 3rd floor (roof collapsed and overlapping)… At the scene arrived fire brigades, police, ambulance crews and other emergency services, as well as operational group of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug… In the aftermath of the accident, involved 125 people and 31 units of equipment, including from EMERCOM of Russia – 28 people and 5 pieces of equipment,” – said in a statement on the official website.
The representative of the regional Glaucus Ministry of emergency situations of Russia said that in the result of incident there are victims: “According to doctors “first aid”, when the explosion killed an elderly woman born in 1948. She has a bruised left Shin,” said he.
As reported by RIA Novosti the representative of regional Investigatory management SK of Russia after the blast by investigators of the RCDS organized inspection.
“Investigators started checking on the fact of explosion in an apartment house in the village of Tavaivaam the Anadyrsky district of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, on a place the operative group”, – said the Investigative Committee.