MOSCOW, July 13. /TASS/. Violations during repair work probably caused the Airborne Troops training center barracks in the Omsk Region to collapse, a regional law enforcement source said Monday.
"The barracks in the village of Svetly recently underwent repairs. According to one of the versions, errors possibly occurred during the repair, including a change in design of the building," the source said. "This version will be checked."
He said the external wall and roof partially collapsed.
A section of the four-story barracks of the Airborne Troops training center in the Omsk Region in Siberia collapsed on Sunday at 19:52 Moscow Time (16:52 UTC). There were 337 servicemen inside, and 38 found themselves under the debris.
A total of 22 servicemen have been rescued from under the debris of the Airborne Troops training center barracks in the Omsk Region in Siberia and taken to medical institutions, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.