Fire at a gas station in Russia leaves 33 people injured

Russian media reported on Monday a fire and explosion at a gas station in the city of Novosibirsk led to the injury of 33 people.

Iran Press/Europe: According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, a gas tank caught fire at a filling station in the Traktorozavodsky district of the city. The fire has subsequently been contained.

According to the Interfax news agency; The fire engulfed an area of more than one thousand square meters, and as a result, the fuel tanks of the gas station caught fire and five explosions happened in it.

Thirty-three people were injured in the blaze, 19 of whom are reported to be in critical condition.

The fire has also polluted the air in the area. 219