In Kiev argue that the Donbass threatens a man-made catastrophe

CC BY-SA 4.0 / Zimina / Thoracic — Misto ShahterskIn Kiev argue that the Donbass threatens a man-made catastropheCC BY-SA 4.0 / Zimina / Thoracic — Misto Shakhtar

The city of Turecku controlled Kiev territory of Donetsk region faces a technological disaster due to the flooding of two idle mines, according to the Ukrainian side in the Joint center for control and coordination of the ceasefire (SCCC).

«Because of the flooding of the mines imeni Artema and South the surface rises the methane gas that enters the basements of residential and industrial buildings, which can lead to explosions and poisoning of people», — stated in the message SCCC posted on the page of the press center of military operations in Facebook.

As noted, the water gets in underground mines because of the damage to the area of the water pipeline Gorlovka — Torack, the estimated utilities of Terezka on the ground daily flows of about 15 thousand cubic meters of water. As a result, residents receive water only two hours a day. According to the mayor of Terezka Yuri Evsikova, the city may at any time arise an epidemic of infectious diseases. It is noted that inspect and repair the conduit is possible for two or three days, but the militia did not give security guarantees on the execution time of the repair.

Also technological disaster can threaten the village of Novgorod, nearby Turecka. «At the local plant phenolics have long been necessary to work on strengthening the emergency protection of a dam slurry tank. Today, in this artificial reservoir was attended by nearly 33 thousand tons of liquid waste containing phenol, naphthalene, formaldehyde, sulfuric acid, petroleum products and other chemical compounds formed in the process of work of the enterprise», — stated in the message.

According to the JCCC, the fluid level in the drive may soon reach a critical point. «The overflow of the slurry tank can lead to the destruction of the dam, and then the poison would rush to the nearest village in Novgorod, and then gets into the crooked river End, and then into the Seversky Donets, which is one of the few sources of drinking water for the entire Luhansk and parts of Donetsk region», — added in the SCCC.

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