The number of victims has risen to 84 people
In Dzerzhinsk, where the explosions occurred at the plant “Kristall”, the shock wave damaged about 70 kindergartens and 31 schools. As the Governor of the Nizhny Novgorod region Gleb Nikitin, no serious damage, but broken glass.
“The goal is to eliminate the consequences in the shortest possible time. Residents affected by the explosion of the houses need to call 112 or to its management company. All the resources necessary for liquidation of consequences of the accident will be highlighted. Regarding commercial facilities, we will coordinate the rehabilitation of and reparation on the part of employers,” Nikitin was quoted by his press service.
According to him, after the incident for medical assistance to 84 people, of which 16 were hospitalized. “One of them is in serious condition, the other in a state of mild to moderate severity. Threats to their life and health there,” — said Nikitin.
Head of EMERCOM in the Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Sinkov said that the effects of a fire that had spread to the forest, eliminated.
We will remind, on June 1 in the day two explosions in the building Department of the research Institute “Crystal”, where ammunition was stored. The building collapsed, then caught fire, which spread to neighboring buildings. Within a radius of three kilometers of the blast blew out Windows of houses. Was destroyed three warehouses and two production building on an area of 800 square meters. SU IC of Russia in the Nizhny Novgorod region opened a criminal case on violation of industrial safety requirements (part 1 of article 217 of the criminal code).