"Five victims were taken to the hospital. Three people are in a state of moderate severity, two are in serious condition. All received various injuries, craniocerebral and others", - he said on the air of Sputnik radio.
The Investigative Committee opened a criminal case after the death of a person.
The collapse occurred in a crushing shop on an area of about one thousand square meters at about 1 am. Two workers managed to escape on their own, four more were taken out from under the rubble. The search for two more workers is ongoing. Rescuers found their suspected location. The operation involved 181 people and 56 pieces of equipment. At the same time, the factory is still threatened with another collapse.
It is noted that the incident occurred during the strengthening of the building's load-bearing structures. After the incident at the factory, the prosecutor's office began to check on the fact of a possible violation of industrial safety standards.