Three bodies have been found at the site of an explosion in a gas heating station in Nalchik, in the Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, the regional emergencies ministry said on Tuesday.
“The bodies of a woman and a man were recovered from the rubble,” said EMERCOM North Caucasus regional spokesman Kantemir Davydov.
The body of a child was also found later.
The blast occurred on Tuesday at 1.48 pm Moscow time on Nalchik’s Prokhladnenskoe highway. The building has been seriously damaged.