Boiler explosion hits business center in downtown Moscow
The incident was reported at the Panorama office building shortly after 2pm local time. An explosion reportedly hit the ninth floor, sparking a small fire that was later extinguished.
The emergency services said the blast caused no major wounds, while Russian media reported that four people received minor injuries.
В Москве в здании бизнес-центра на 2-й Брестской улице произошел взрыв. На 9-м этаже здания выбиты все стекла. pic.twitter.com/ml512x0Mo0— baza (@bazabazon) April 9, 2020
News agency TASS reported, citing official sources, that the blast happened due to safety violations during repairs on the boiler.