Matviyenko about the state of emergency in Volgograd: measures against bungling has not yet been invented


RIA Novosti

The Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko, speaking about a possible tightening of legislation after explosion of household gas in an apartment building in Volgograd, stated that at first it is necessary to wait for the results of the investigation, and noticed that no country in the world has not yet invented, how the law is to prescribe measures to combat stupidity.

On Wednesday, the head of the Duma Committee on security and combating corruption Vasily Piskarev has declared that intends to work with colleagues to review the legislation and investigate whether it is necessary to toughen control over safety of operation of gas equipment in residential houses in the cases of explosion of household gas.

“No single law in the world has come up with measures against the bungling, the ugliness that doing certain contractors and other organizations, in flagrant violation of rules, laws, safety. Let’s wait for the investigation, understand what happened, and then think about whether there is a need to improve the legislation or hard to restore order and punish those who thus conducts himself, not thinking that they endanger civilians, which leads to such results”, — she told journalists at the international forum of border regions in Pskov.

As a result of collapse on may 16 third entrance of the house No. 60 on University Avenue in Volgograd killed four people, 11 were hospitalized, and completely destroyed 12 apartments. According to preliminary data, exploded gas-air mixture that is formed during the repair work.