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MOSCOW, October 18 (Itar-Tass) — Four residents of the house in the town of Bronnitsy, Moscow region, where a household gas explosion occurred on Monday, are still missing, sources from the emergency situations department of the Moscow region told Tass on Tuesday.
The sources said ministry specialists, as well as the headquarters set up to liquidate the aftermath of the accident continue working at the site.
The household gas blast hit the fourth floor of the apartment house at 42, Mosckvoretskaya Street at 15:45, Moscow time, on Monday. A fire began after the explosion, engulfing 250 square meters. Besides, the blast damaged outside walls between the fourth and the fifth floors and the floor framing between the third and the fourth floors.
According to the emergencies ministry, three people were injured, and one of them was hospitalised. Twelve people were evacuated. All in all, 169 people live in that apartment building, and the whereabouts of 165 of them have been established. People stay at their relatives, and some were accommodated at places of temporary accommodation.
The regional authorities say that after emergency work at the site is finished, it will become clear whether the building can be restored.