According to the information, one of the victims has already been found by rescuers, they are taking measures to remove her from the rubble. The search for another victim is underway.
“People are shouting under the rubble. The rescuers got very close to them. To hear the victims, they forbade everyone to speak at all. The situation is complicated by the fact that concrete slabs were destroyed, the approach to people is very narrow. Ministry of Emergency Situations take off their special uniforms in order to crawl to them lightly”, - the authors of the Telegram channel Ni Mash write.
According to preliminary data, a household gas explosion occurred in a 12-storey residential building, followed by a fire. 68 people were evacuated from the building, including six children. They were sent to a temporary accommodation center on the basis of school number 41.
"At 12.30, it is planned to carry out CES and OPB of the Nizhny Novgorod region", - said in the message of the regional Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies.
On the fact of the incident, a criminal case has already been initiated under Part 1 of Art. 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. I went to the place. about. head of the Investigative Directorate of the ICR of the Nizhny Novgorod Region. At the end of the analysis of the rubble, the investigators will begin a detailed examination of the scene.