News Alerts

16 Feb 2019 | 03:53 PM UTC

Russia: Building collapses at ITMO University in St. Petersburg February 16

Russia News Alert

Building collapses at ITMO University in St. Petersburg February 16; people feared trapped under debris

TIMEFRAME expected from 2/15/2019, 11:00 PM until 2/17/2019, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION St. Petersburg


A building at the Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics University (ITMO University) in St. Petersburg partially collapsed on Saturday afternoon (local time), February 16. Eyewitnesses indicated that several people may be trapped under rubble. Some 60 others were evacuated from the building following the collapse. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours as emergency teams respond. Further details are still emerging. Avoid the area.


Individuals in St. Petersburg are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the incident area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news