A child died in a gas explosion in the Nizhny Novgorod region

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A child died in a gas explosion in the Nizhny Novgorod region
A child died in a gas explosion in the Nizhny Novgorod region
20 April, 09:54Incidents
As a result of the explosion in a residential building in the village of Margusha, Nizhny Novgorod region, eight people were injured. At 2:25 am, EMERCOM officers found the body of a child born in 2021 under the rubble of the building.

The fate of all residents of the house has already been established, the Ministry of Emergency Situations specified. There are no more people under the rubble.

Six victims remain in the hospital, two more were examined by doctors and released.

The rubble continues to be dismantled. According to Valery Sinkov, head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Nizhny Novgorod region, the work will be carried out within 24 hours.

Let us remind you that on Monday evening gas exploded in a three-story building in Margush. Structures collapsed on 1.3 thousand square meters. meters, as well as a fire on 900 sq. meters.

The Investigative Committee for the region opened a criminal case on the provision of services that did not meet security requirements. To establish the exact cause of the incident, a special commission was created.

The evacuated residents today, April 20, will be able to pick up their documents and necessary things.

Earlier, the authorities of Nizhny Novgorod announced that compensation would be paid to the residents of the collapsed house - 100 thousand rubles for the victims, and 10 thousand rubles for those who were not injured. In case of detection of the dead, the press service of the regional government pointed out, the relatives will be paid 200 thousand rubles each.

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