MOSCOW 

At least one person was killed and four others injured in Russia when a gas cylinder exploded, the country’s Emergency Ministry said Saturday.

The explosion also partially destroyed a five-story building in the industrial city of Orekhovo-Zuyevo in Moscow region.

Three of the injured were hospitalized in critical condition, while the building was evacuated, the ministry said in a statement.

Investigators have opened a criminal case following the incident.

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