The occupants of the house in Nizhny Novgorod is placed in the school after the gas explosion

Residents of the nine-storey building in Nizhny Novgorod, where the gas exploded, placed in a nearby school, provide people with food and water, the press service of the government of Nizhny Novgorod region.

The message on explosion of the gas mixture with the ignition in the apartment on the 6 floor of a nine-chetyrehyadernogo of a panel residential building on the street Krasnodontsev, 17 in Nizhny Novgorod received on Saturday at 4.25. Damaged interroom partitions, the overlap between the 6th and 7th floors, broken Windows of the two apartments and the stairs of the entrance. 05.28 am in the declared liquidation of consequences of a fire. According to the government of the region, as a result of an accident suffered 5 people, two of them were hospitalized, three who received minor injuries, and assistance provided on the spot.

"Immediately after the incident were evacuated 28 people. However, to ensure the safety of building structures, from the house temporarily evacuated a total of 124 people of the 324 living in it. While they are in the school building No. 127, people provide meals and water. Once the experts have completed the study of the structures of the building, the residents return to their apartments. If need be, residents of the apartment where there was an explosion of household gas, will provide temporary housing", - quotes the press service of the regional government the Governor Gleb Nikitin.

The head of the region instructed his Deputy Dmitry Krasnov, regional Ministry of health, the first responders and the administration of Nizhny Novgorod to provide all necessary assistance to the tenants of the house №17 along the street Krasnodontsev. "Now Krasnov holds a Commission for emergency situations with the participation of all first responders and the administration of Nizhny Novgorod", - he added.