“Seven people, according to relatives, are wanted,” RIA Novosti quotes him.

According to the governor, the work of removing the rubble is "very difficult."

Earlier, the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, Alexander Kurenkov, said that the cause of the explosion in a residential building in Nizhnevartovsk was the depressurization of a gas cylinder.

Investigators opened a criminal case on the fact of a partial collapse of a residential building in Nizhnevartovsk.

According to the latest information, six people died as a result of the incident.