On Saturday night, October 17, in the Central City area of Krivoy Rog thundered an explosion in a five-storey residential building.


The explosion damaged two entrances in the apartment. The blast blew out windows, not only in the house number 11 on the Lermontov street, but also in the neighboring houses.


Call to emergency services was at 01:47 am (MSK). At the scene went rescuers and representatives of security agencies, were involved 6 units of fire equipment.


Were evacuated 17 people. 7 were injured during the explosion. One of them is now in intensive care and six are in a state of moderate severity.


There’re still no official information on the causes of explosion, according to preliminary data it could be a gas explosion.