Magnitogorsk blast: Death toll rises to 37


In Russia, the death toll in a gas explosion that hit a residential building in Magnitogorsk city has risen to 37.

The Russian authorities said that eight of the 133 people living in the building still remain missing. Rescue work is on to trace the missing people from under the debris.

On Monday, a natural gas blast hit one of the blocks of a 10-storied residential building, destroying and damaging scores of apartments.

The Hindu


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