In the Kazakh city of Aktau, an explosion thundered in the Ayanat cafe, as a result of which a two-story building was completely destroyed. The circumstances of the incident are being investigated, the Emergencies Ministry said.
The explosion occurred on the evening of November 7 at about 19:20 Moscow time, 21:20 local time. There is no information about the victims yet, writes Tengrinews.
Also, a video of the explosion and photos of its consequences appeared on the network. At the site of the emergency 20 rescuers and six pieces of equipment are working.
Updated: according to preliminary information from the Emergency Situations Department of the Mangistau region, a gas leak occurred in the cafe. There is no information about the victims yet. The owner of the cafe claims that two hours before the explosion, he released all employees, writes Mediazona.