One rescued from rubble of collapsed building in Russia, 11 feared buried under debris
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  • 11:30 28 August 2019

One rescued from rubble of collapsed building in Russia, 11 feared buried under debris

Rescuers have saved one person from the rubble of a collapsed building in Novosibirsk, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

The incident happened in the Leninsky District of the Russian city of Novosibirsk located in southern Siberia. According to the local emergency services, they received reports about a wall of a one-storey building under construction collapsing.

According to the press service for the Ministry of Emergency Situations, eleven people might still be buried under the rubble of the collapsed building.

The press service added that the injured person retrieved from under the debris has been taken to hospital.

Some 128 people and 33 units of equipment, including a team of cynologists, have been dispatched to the scene with more personnel expected to join the rescue efforts. The mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Lokot is on his way to the scene.

The Russian Emergencies Ministry said earlier on Wednesday it was verifying the information about the collapse of the one-storey building. 

ONA

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