The five-month boy was found dead under the rubble after the explosion in the apartment building in Ukrainsk, - said the Krasnoarmeysk police department of the MD NP in Donetsk region.
"When clearing the rubble rescuers found the dead baby, the 5-month-old boy fell down with the slab from the 5th to the 4th floor during the exploration," - said the head of the Krasnoarmeysk police department Yuri Grechishkin on the accident site.
Krasnoarmeysk police department got the information about the explosion in an apartment received at 9.20. The explosion occurred in the 5th floor of the apartment building, resulting in slab collapse, the building was significantly damaged. Preliminary, the gas cylinder is considered to have blown up. SES officers are working on the explosion site and clear the rubble.