Natural gas explosion in Russian apartment building kills 4

February 16, 2016 7:30 AM

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MOSCOW – Russia's emergency services say an explosion of natural gas in a five-story apartment building has killed four people, including a child.

The emergency services say the explosion before dawn on Tuesday in Yaroslavl, a city 250 kilometers (160 miles) northeast of Moscow, destroyed five apartments and damaged 20 others in the building. The number of people injured is unclear.

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