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A gas explosion has rocked a 10-storey building in Yaroslavl, Russia, the Emergency Services said in a statement.
One person died and three others were injured in the explosion that hit the residential building and an evacuation of the residents is underway, the emergency services said.
According to the statement, some parts of the building from the third to fifth floors have collapsed as a result of the blast.
Photos and videos of the incident have emerged on social media platforms.
Взрыв газа произошел в жилом доме Ярославля. Несколько квартир обрушились. О пострадавших пока не сообщают pic.twitter.com/Dy8ZQrYqI7
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