Gas explosion occurred in an apartment on the fourth floor of a nine-story apartment building in St. Petersburg. Injured eight people, including one person died in hospital, six were hospitalized.
At 19.53 MSK on Friday Krasnogvardeysky the St. Petersburg area at Prospect mentors, 6, building 3 cotton occurred in an apartment on the fourth floor of a nine-story apartment building on fire. The blast killed one person, injured seven. Six of the wounded were hospitalized, one had outpatient care.
According to the MOE, it evacuated 91 people, 16 of them are located in the hotel "Okhtinskaya" and 75 - with relatives and friends. At the entrance damaged floor slabs, interior walls and windows of two apartments, partially collapsed balconies on the 3rd and 4th floors.
With the offline one. Around 19.50 a loud explosion. I go out onto the balcony, which is next door ... people say that exploded Balon gas, according to the devastation think Balon was oxygen. The strength of the explosion is such that collapsed overlap between 4 and 3 floors. Without dead apparently not done, the man shouted with 2 floors that collapses under the beams is a person.
Source: ria.ru, spb.ria.ru