Russia's Magnitogorsk gas blast hits high-rise: two dead
The death toll is expected to raise as the reports are awaitedAuthor : Sunaina
Moscow, Dec 31: Two people were reported to be killed in a suspected gas explosion in an apartment building of Magnitogorsk in the Ural Mountains in Russia.
"Ten people have been pulled from under the rubble, they are alive. Two people have died," said a spokesperson for the Emergencies Ministry.
The explosion erupted at around 1:00 am GMT on Monday. Sixteen people have been evacuated from the building. One injured person had been hospitalized.