Explosions in Dzerzhinsk: 42 victims, 14 were hospitalized

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The explosion at GosNII “Kristall” in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod region injured 42 people, 14 were hospitalized, according to TASS with reference to the press service of the Ministry of health of the region.

Earlier, the Ministry distributed information about the 39 victims, of which hospitalization was required ten. It was noted that 29 people had been provided on the site and that eight people are in a state of moderate severity. They have a superficial shrapnel wounds and soft tissue injuries. They were taken to hospital of ambulance of the city. Two more people in average condition is closer to satisfactory, delivered in Hospital of veterans of wars
In Nizhny Novgorod region.

It is noted that the evacuation of victims to the Federal medical organizations is required. The situation with the wounded is under the personal supervision of the Minister of health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova.

We will remind, on June 1 in the workshop for the production of TNT GosNII “Kristall” in Dzerzhinsk during the technological process, there were several explosions. According to preliminary data, no casualties. Destroyed the administrative building. The investigative authorities opened a criminal case on violation of safety rules on explosive objects.