Three people detained in the framework of a criminal investigation on a partial collapse of a residential building in Volgograd after the gas explosion. This is stated in the message on the website of the Investigative Committee.
The cause of the explosion is considered unauthorized tapping into the pipeline of one of the owners of the trading pavilions near the house. Investigators arrested the owner of the pavilion, his father, which commissioned the work was carried out, as well as work assigned to an order.
In the afternoon of 16 may in the house N64 on University Avenue there was a gas explosion. In the house of 45 apartments in them was 97 people, among them six children. After the explosion collapsed the 12 apartments from the fourth to the first floor, collapsed ceilings and part of the external wall of the third staircase.
As a result of collapse killed three people. The identity of two victims is established – this employee “Volgogradskaja” and the inhabitant of one of apartments. The identity of the third victim is established. Victims are considered to be 12 people. Children in the accident were not injured.