The explosion, which affected residents of a three-story house on Turgenevska Street occurred in one of the garages located in the courtyard nearby. This was announced by the head of the Department of Civil Protection of Kyiv State Administration Roman Tkachuk.
“The explosion occurred late in the evening in one of the garages in the courtyard of a three-story house on 16 Turgenevska Street,” Tkachuk said.
Specialists of the municipal Kyiv Rescue Service are dismantling the rubble at the site.
The substance that caused the explosion, not been established yet. Victims have not been discovered as for now.
As a result of the incident, three garages and a gas pipe were damaged and gas supply was partially cut off in the house on 16 Turgenevska Street.