News agency 'Vchasno'

Ukrainian Intelligence Called the Cause of the Explosion at a Chemical Plant in Donetsk

Non-compliance with security measures by militants during the collection of scrap metal led to the explosion at a chemical plant that happened yesterday (14.02.2017) in occupied Donetsk.

According to the HUR MOU, the militants neglected safety techniques during the handling of explosive substances at the time when they collected scrap metal on the territory of the plant, reports IA “Vchasno”.

“The explosion in the territory of the Donetsk state-owned enterprise of chemical products happened due to non-compliance with security measures during the handling of explosive objects, at the time when the staff of one of the divisions of 11 separate motorized rifle regiment 1 AK (Donetsk) AF of RF worked on collecting and sorting the scrap metal,” - the report said.

It should be reminded that, yesterday, around 10 a.m in the area of ​​the repair shop of the Donetsk state chemical plant in Kuibyshev district there was an explosion, it was reported by the so-called city authorities.