Additional information was provided regarding the explosion that occurred in the city of Nukus.
Yesterday, January 29, at around 16:15, an air-gas mixture flash occurred in one of the apartments located on the 4th floor of a 4-story building in “Temir jol” mahalla, Nukus city.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the building structures were partially damaged as a result of the kinetic strike.
Firefighters and employees of the relevant agencies immediately have arrived at the scene. They are carrying out search and rescue, and cleaning of the collapsed structures of the building.
A 5-year-old girl, who was trapped under the rubble during the search and rescue operations, was pulled out by rescuers with various degrees of injuries and sent to the hospital for qualified medical care.
During search and rescue operations, the corpse of a citizen was found among the building constructions.
At the same time, the building construction is being cleaned.
Reportedly, additional information on the incident will be provided.
Earlier, it was reported that two people injured during this explosion were admitted to the hospital.