MOSCOW, August 6. /TASS/. One person was killed and 17 injured when scaffolding collapsed at a building site in the west Siberian town of Surgut on Thursday, the Russian Investigative Committee said.
"Four people are in a serious condition," a committee spokesman said adding that a criminal probe had been opened into the accident.
Some 50 people are working to clean up the debris, an Emergencies Ministry official said.