Household gas explosion in southern Russia kills two

Household gas explosion in southern Russia kills two
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  • calendar-gray 22 February 2020

A household gas explosion in the town of Azov in Russia’s southern Rostov region has killed two people and left another one injured, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement, APA reports citing TASS. 

"Two people were killed, one injured person was taken to the hospital. A total of 49 people were evacuated from the building," the statement reads.

The blast occurred in a third-floor apartment on Saturday morning. According to the regional emergencies agency, the gas explosion caused a fire that engulfed 60 square meters. The blaze has been extinguished.

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