As a result of domestic gas explosion that led to the collapse of a stairwell in a four-apartment building in Volgograd, according to the latest data, 3 persons were lost, have informed Agency «Interfax» the official representative of the Investigative Committee of Russia Svetlana Petrenko.
According to the Governor of the Volgograd region Andrey Bocharov, the number of victims is 14 people, three of them are in serious condition.
«At the moment, confirmed information about the damaged pipeline that caused the explosion,» – said Bocharov.
As told reporters at the scene, the head of the southern regional emergency center of Russia Igor Oder, under the rubble of a house may be the bodies of two more victims.
Explosion of household gas occurred on Tuesday, may 16, in a house on University street in the Soviet district of the city. On suspicion in participation in explosion three persons are detained.