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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

2 Die in Gas Explosion

MOSCOW -- A gas explosion in an apartment building in southern Russia killed two people and seriously wounded two others, Interfax reported Monday.

The blast destroyed four apartments in the two-story building in Kryuchkovka, a village 55 kilometers east of Orenburg near Russia's border with Kazakhstan, Interfax quoted an Emergency Situations Ministry spokesman as saying.