In St. Petersburg in the University building collapsed ceiling
MOSCOW, 16 Feb — RIA Novosti. Ceiling collapsed from the fifth to the second floors of the five-storey building in St. Petersburg, told RIA Novosti in the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.
“On Lomonosova street in the house № 9 there was a collapse of floor slabs from the fifth to the second floors of the five-storey building of the Saint-Petersburg UNIVERSITY ITMO (national research University of information technologies, mechanics and optics)”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the area of the collapse was about 150 square meters. The building evacuated, according to preliminary data, 60 people.
“The preliminary reason — a violation of the technical requirements when carrying out repair work”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to preliminary data, under blockages there can be people.
To liquidation of consequences of collapse attracted 54 people and 14 pieces of equipment.
In the MOE also said that the building is multilevel or two-story.