Explosion in Kerch kills at least ten, leaves about 50 wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine

The blast occurred at a college in the town in the Russian-occupied Crimea
13:50, 17 October 2018

An explosion thundered at a college in Kerch, the town in the Russian-occupied Crimea. It claimed lives of at least ten people; another fifty sustained injuries. An informed source told that to Interfax news agency.

'Up to ten people could be the victims, according to the non-confirmed data', the interlocutor said.

The emergency workers specified that the possible cause of the explosion is the gas leakage at the local cafeteria.  

Another source in the operative staff specified that 'some 50 people suffered the consequences of the blast, and ten of them died'.

Vladimir Ivanov, the 'assistant head of the Crimean Department of Russia's Emergencies Ministry' confirmed that the blast took place; it did not affect any of the major construction elements of the building.

The police, emergency service workers, as well as fire and rescue teams, are now working on the site.

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