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8 dead, 36 missing in Russian apartment block explosion

Dec 31, 2018 - CNN

At least eight people are dead and dozens missing after a suspected gas explosion ripped through an apartment building in southern Russia on Monday.

Russia's emergencies ministry told Tass news agency that four people people had been pulled alive from the partially collapsed block in Magnitogorsk, an industrial city in Russia's Chelyabinsk region near the border with Kazakhstan.

Thirty-six residents were still missing from the high-rise, home to some 120 people, the ministry said in ...