According to preliminary information, a ten-storey building collapsed one of the stairways from the second to the sixth floors, reports "Interfax". According to the source Agency, the victims were two men. Later it became known that the death toll increased to three.

Injured three people, reported in the MOE. The source of Interfax later clarified that severe injuries to four people, they are hospitalized.

"Teleset Mordovii" reports under the rubble were workers who were at the top of March. "Izvestia Mordovia" posted photos and video from the scene.

TASS reports, that under blockages there are three people, two more pulled. The cause of the collapse could be a violation of safety rules during construction works.

At the scene staffed emergency services arrived also the chief of the EMERCOM of Mordovia Republic Andrey Naumov.