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Gas explosion kills three in Uzbekistan

ANI | Updated: Apr 12, 2020 15:13 IST


Tashkent [Uzbekistan], April 12 (ANI): An explosion of a gas-air mixture in a two-story residential building has killed three people and injured four others in Kattakurgan district of central Samarkand region, the Uzbek Emergency Ministry said on Sunday.

The explosion occurred at 7 a.m. local time (0200 GMT) on Sunday, which caused a partial collapse of the building, the ministry said in a statement cited by Xinhua news agency.
Preliminary results show that the outburst was caused by a gas leak on the first floor of the apartment, the statement said, adding that investigations are still underway. (ANI)

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