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    According to various media reports, an explosion occurred on Thursday in a 17-storey apartment building in the city of Balashikha in the Moscow Region.

    Emergency services have arrived at the scene to put out a fire that was caused by the blast, evacuating over 30 people from the building. There is currently no official information on the incident.

    Addressing the situation, head of the regional department of the Russian Emergency Ministry Fedor Polshin stated that information about the explosion hadn't been confirmed.

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