According to the latest data, search-and-rescue services recovered 16 bodies in the Tu-154 crash area, the State Service of the Civil Aviation said Friday. Relatives of the crash victims are to fly from Israel to the airport of Sochi by the special flight to identify the bodies recovered. In all, 66 passengers and 12 crew members were killed in the Thursday crash.
An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building