Death toll rises to 38 from building collapse in Russia


The death toll from the partial collapse of a building in Russian city of Magnitogorsk reached 38, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Thursday.

Six children are among victims of the accident after a block of the 10-story building collapsed following a gas explosion on Monday, the ministry said in a statement on its official website.

At least three persons remain missing, as the third part of the building rubble is yet to be searched.

An 11-month baby was rescued from the wreckage of the building on Tuesday.

The rescue services continue their activities.

Source: AA