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 Kharkiv Explosion: Building is on Fire. Several People Killed. PHOTO + VIDEO

An explosion in a 16-storey apartment building ccurred in Kharkiv on Moskovskyy prospekt.

Glavnoe reports citing eye witnesses from the neighboring building that "The explosion took place on the 10th floor, building 248G Moscow prospekt. The concrete construction have been ruined, the fire is raging."


According to TSN, the fire spread on 9, 10 and 11 floors, people fleeing the fire are jumping out of windows. Currently three victims were confirmed, including a 2-year-old child.


The explosion was so powerful that the neighboring houses had nearly had their windows blown out."

According to witnesses, the explosion occurred in the 2 or 4-room apartment.

Three fire trucks came to the scene. All running around there is screaming "Save people!" and "There is a small child on the 14 floor", say eyewitnesses.

A kharkovforum.com user writes: "I ​​confirm that there are bodies of at least two people who jumped out of the apartment and died. I saw them myself, they were lying under the windows. They also say that a child was either thrown out by the explosion or jumped out, too: different versions. Perhaps there are survivors, one ambulance with sirens on quickly left the scene. Everywhere on the snow there are scatteredchildren's clothes, toys, a stroller thrown out by the blast. It is a terrible sight."



 
 
 
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