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Instructions following gas explosion in Rostov Region residential building

January 14, 2019

Vasily Golubev, the Governor of Rostov Region reported by phone to Vladimir Putin on the situation concerning the site and the measures that are being taken to relieve the aftermath. The President instructed the Governor to provide all-round assistance to the victims of the gas explosion.

Vladimir Putin also instructed Investigative Committee Head Alexander Bastrykin to thoroughly investigate why the explosion took place.

On Monday morning, a gas explosion occurred on the ninth floor of a block of flats in the town on Shakhty.

January 14, 2019