Part of 9-story apartment building collapsed after explosion in Izhevsk


The explosion happened at about 4:30 pm on Udmurtskaya street. A part of a 9-story residential building number 261 has collapsed.

The number of victims is currently unknown. The photos and video in social networks show that the whole section from the first to the ninth floor has collapsed.



According to eyewitnesses, they noticed thick smoke that was coming from the building. However, it quickly dissipated, and there was no open fire.

Emergency services are working at the site. One of the versions of the collapse is an explosion of gas, but there is no official data yet.

Source: Rosbalt