Accident during a salute in Minsk initiated a criminal case

The main investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Belarus opened a criminal case on the fact of explosion of fireworks in Minsk, BelTA has learned.

During the festive salute in Minsk there were four explosions of the fireworks. The result was a ruined firing sets, injuries received not less than 10 citizens. One person was killed. In addition, damaged nearby buildings and structures.

In fact PE initiated a criminal case under part 2 of article 463 (“Violation of rules of treatment of substances and subjects representing increased danger to others”) the criminal code of Belarus.

For incident investigation the investigative group, which included employees of the Central apparatus of the Investigative Committee, the USK in the USK Minsk and in the Minsk region. Currently, investigators work out several versions of the incident, including failure salyutnykh of installations, faults of fireworks, improper loading firing units or incorrect operation.

Now in the UK held urgent investigative actions: work continues at the scene, seized the technical documentation related to the operation of firing installations and fireworks. Besides, militiamen interrogated witnesses, including soldiers who carried out the loading, and employees of the supplier of the fireworks. Appointed expert studies.

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