2012 Astrakhan gas explosion
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Location of Astrakhan Oblast in Russia
|Date||27 February 2012|
|Location||Astrakhan, Astrakhan Oblast, Russia|
The 2012 Astrakhan gas explosion occurred on February 27, 2012 at an apartment building in the city of Astrakhan, Astrakhan Oblast, Russia. It was caused by a natural gas explosion. The blast killed at least 10 people and injured 12.
A nine-storey apartment block collapsed after a gas explosion. The rescuers battled to find up to 14 people still feared trapped under the rubble.
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