One person died, three injured in gas explosion in Kazan

One person died, three injured in gas explosion in Kazan

One person died and three others were injured in an explosion of liquefied gas in a gas storage facility in Kazan, emergency services told TASS.

"Liquefied gas exploded at the Kazan cluster base of Gazprom Liquefied Gas, in an above-ground gas storage capacity of 100 cubic meters. As a result, one person died and three were injured," the source said.

After the explosion, a fire broke out with a risk of spreading to other containers.

Press service of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed that the explosion and fire occurred at an above-ground storage facility with a capacity of 100 cubic meters on the territory of the gas distribution station of Gazprom liquefied gas. Meanwhile, 11 units of fire-fighting and special equipment work at the scene.

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