20 evacuated over gas balloon blast in Petropavlovsk

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10:58 04.06.2012
text: Kazinform
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A blast of gas balloon occurred at the second floor of the apartment building at 1:00 a.m. in Petropavlovsk on Monday (June 4), the Kazakh Emergencies Ministry's press service informs.

The fire was liquidated in 20 minutes by a fire crew. 20 people were evacuated, including four children.

A 35-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman were taken to a hospital with thermal burns.