This was reported on the official website of the Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry for the Nizhny Novgorod Region in the operational information section.

“The fire was extinguished on August 1, 2021 at 00:48 (Moscow time) on an area of ​​1000 sq.

m. 65 people were evacuated ... 25 people were rescued ... Seven people were injured, "the ministry said in a statement.

The fire was extinguished by 82 employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations using 25 pieces of equipment.

The rector of the university Nikolai Karjakin previously spoke about the state of the hospitalized after the fire in the hostel.

The incident was reported at 17:23 Moscow time on July 31.