facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Explosion kills 6 in Russia

Feb. 10, 2013 at 4:24 PM   |   Comments

MOSCOW, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Six people died following a gas explosion and fire at a Russian construction site Sunday, officials said.

The explosion occurred shortly after midnight in the northern Russian Republic of Komi at a dormitory housing the construction workers. Firefighters saved 13 others from the burning building, RIA Novosti said.

No cause was given for what triggered the explosion.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Reports claim Ukraine used cluster bombs in Donetsk city Reports claim Ukraine used cluster bombs in Donetsk city
2
Marijuana decriminalized in Philadelphia Marijuana decriminalized in Philadelphia
3
Early completion of refit of Italian aircraft carrier Early completion of refit of Italian aircraft carrier
4
No, Banksy hasn't been arrested, nor his identity revealed No, Banksy hasn't been arrested, nor his identity revealed
5
British Reaper UAVs join the fight against Islamic State British Reaper UAVs join the fight against Islamic State
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback