An explosion occurred in a parked car in a residential area in the Sovietsky district of Volgograd, Russia. A 3-year-old boy inside the vehicle died in the explosion, while the 52-year-old man, the owner of the vehicle, was taken to hospital. After the explosion, 4 vehicles burned. 2 acetylene cylinders (oxygen cylinders) were found in the vehicle, the authorities announced.
The condition of the vehicle owner, who was taken to the hospital, is serious.