Sympathies sent to Russia on heavy losses in building collapse hinh anh 1Rescuers search for victims under the rubble of the collapsed building in Magnitogorsk city (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong has offered sympathies to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the heavy losses in an apartment block collapse in the city of Magnitogorsk.

On December 31, 2018, part of the 10-storey apartment building in Magnitogorsk city collapsed after a suspected gas explosion, killing 39 people. –VNA
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