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Rescue Operation in Astrakhan Left Nobody Missing
29.02.2012 12:16
Rescue Operation in Astrakhan Left Nobody Missing

Rescue operation has been completed at the site of a gas explosion in an apartment house in Astrakhan, ten people found dead, according to local emergency services.

      All bodies have been already identified by relatives. According to preliminary data, there aren't any missing persons left, unfortunately, they all were found among the dead.

      The explosion in the building took place at around 2pm local time (also Moscow time), February 27. Initially the three lower floors collapsed, followed by the entire section of the building.

      The house is now unsuitable for living, so all its residents will be settled in new places. All injured persons and families of the dead will receive money compensation and all necessary help for moving to another place of living.

      Investigators have opened a case against the building's engineers on fire safety violation charges, the Investigative Committee said.

      February 29 is announced an official day of mourning in Astrakhan region.  


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Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: house explosion in Astrakhan Astrakhan explosion accident tragedy 

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