At least four dead in gas explosion at Russia housing block

February 16, 2016 9:33 AM

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MOSCOW - At least four people have been killed and several injured by a gas explosion that ripped through a residential building in the Russian city of Yaroslavl early Tuesday, authorities said.

"Unfortunately, four bodies have been recovered. The four victims were evidently the occupants of neighboring apartments, the walls of which were blown up," regional governor Sergei Yastrebov told news agency RIA-Novosti.

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