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 Explosion rocks residential building in Ukrainsk, burying four people under rubble, killing child. PHOTO

An explosion has rocked a residential building in town of Ukrainsk, Selydove area, the Donetsk region.

Local police received a call informing of the explosion at 9:20 a.m. Jan. 15, Censor.NET informs citing communications department of the National Police.

According to the message, the explosion occurred at the fourth and fifth floors of a five-floor residential building, causing significant damages to the building. It has been established that it was a gas-bag explosion. State Emergency Service employees are currently clearing the debris on spot.

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According to the police, the rescuers have saved a woman born in 1983 and an eight-year girl from under the debris. They both have been delivered to hospital.

One child, a girl born in 2011, is reported killed. Another baby, born in 2015, is being currently searched for.

Police officers have roped off the accident site.
 
 
 
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