Contents tagged with Magnitogorsk

  • Russian high-level committee takes over investigation of explosion in Magnitogorsk

    Svetlana Petrenko, the Official Representative of the Russian Office for the Investigation of Particularly Important Cases of the Investigative Committee of Russia stated that the committee would investigate the causes and circumstances of the recent explosion in Magnitogorsk that destroyed a block of apartments and killed at least 21 people. 

    Petrenko said that witnesses are now being questioned. According to her, investigators seized documents that could clarify the situation, Echo of Moscow …

  • Media: House explosion in Magnitogorsk may have been a terrorist act

    The explosion and collapse of a house in Magnitogorsk, Russia, may not have been a tragic accident, but an act of terror, the Russian news outlets and report, citing anonymous sources. 

    The entrance to the multi-story building collapsed on December 31, leaving 10 people dead and a further 30 missing. The following day, not far away, a Gazel shuttle exploded, killing the driver and two passengers. 

    Boris Dubrovsky, governor of the Chelyabinsk region, said that according to …