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MOSCOW, November 30 (Itar-Tass) —— One man died and ten more people were hurt in a household gas explosion in a ten-storey residential house in the Siberian city of Tomsk, a spokesman for the Tomsk regional emergencies department told Itar-Tass on Friday.
According to the spokesman, the explosion took place in an apartment where the stretch ceiling was installed. The blast destroyed two balconies on the ninth and tenth floors. The floor deck collapsed.
“According to updated information, the explosion killed one person, whose identity is being established. Ten persons, including a 18-month child, were hospitalized with burns of various degree of gravity,” the spokesman said.
As many as 85 people were evacuated from the house. They will be accommodated at a nearby school.
More than 130 rescuers are clearing the debris.
According to deputy governor of the Tomsk region, Vladimir Zhidkikh, the 18-month infant survived after the blast threw him out of the window of an apartment located on the ninth floor, right in his bed. According to the deputy governor, the house was seriously damaged by the explosion.