The number of victims of the partial collapse of a house in Volgograd has reached three, 12 people were injured
As a result of partial collapse . three people were killed and 12 injured, the condition of eight of them is estimated as heavy and medium-heavy. “Just during search and rescue under the rubble found a third victim,” said TASS a source in the emergency services of the city.
“At the moment the number of victims is 12. All of them are delivered in city hospitals”, – said “Interfax” in emergency services of the city. Previously TASS reported in the regional administration said that the state of the eight “is estimated as heavy and moderate severity”.
In the afternoon of 16 may in the house N64 on University Avenue there was a gas explosion, resulting in a collapsed 12 apartments from the fourth to the first floor, collapsed ceilings and part of the external wall of the third staircase, damaged interior walls. The building has 45 apartments, which was 97 people, including six children. After the collapse of the entrance from the building were evacuated 40 people.
According to investigators, tried to illegally connect to the conduit, the workers damaged the pipeline with gas. Investigators already interviewed entrepreneurs and workers, who carried out work on the water supply near the house where the explosion occurred. A criminal case under part 3 of article 238 of the RF criminal code (fulfillment of works or rendering services not meeting safety requirements).