Explosions in Dzerzhinsk Russia: The number of victims of the explosions at the plant in Dzerzhinsk increased to 116
MOSCOW, Jun 3 – RIA News. The number of injured in the explosions in Dzerzhinsk has grown to 116 people, an emergency services representative in the region told RIA Novosti.
In hospitals, 18 of the 89 who sought medical assistance remain, told the agency in the press service of the regional government.
“Seventeen people are being treated at the emergency hospital in Dzerzhinsk, one person is in the hospital of war veterans. In the state of one patient admitted in serious condition, there is an improvement today.
On Saturday, June 1, three explosions occurred in the workshop for the production of trotyl at the GosNII Crystal in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, after that, a fire began on an area of 100 square meters.
No information about the dead. As a result of the emergency, the glazing of more than 450 buildings was damaged, including 32 schools and 55 kindergartens.
The investigative committee opened a criminal case in the article “Violation of industrial safety requirements of production facilities.”
Two months ago, on April 4, an explosion thundered in the workshop for the production of explosives of the same enterprise, which completely destroyed a one-story brick building. Then the dry grass caught fire, but there were no injuries.
The State Research Institute “Crystal” is included in the military-industrial complex, is engaged in scientific, technical and technological support of work on the creation of explosive compositions, safe technologies for their production, testing, transportation, and disposal.