According to preliminary data, seven people are killed and 15 wounded in a gas explosion in Samara (the Volga region) on Wednesday, the press service of the local interior affairs department said.
Two oxygen containers exploded in the Vietnamese sector of the local Kirovsky market at noon.
All emergency services arrived at the site of the tragedy. Wounded people are taken to Samara's hospitals.
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