In the Omsk region has brought the case to the firm that sells the gas

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Insurance investigators in the Omsk region, where this winter there have been just three tragic incident connected with the explosion of gas cylinders has opened a criminal case against employees of one of the companies selling gas to the population, said on Friday the investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the region.

«According to the materials of operative-investigative activities presented Webirc UMVD of Russia across the Omsk region initiated a criminal case against employees of a commercial enterprise on signs of the crime provided by article of the criminal code «rendering services not meeting requirements of safety of life and health of consumers», — stated in the message.

According to investigators, in the autumn of 2017, the employees of firms located in the Soviet district of Omsk, realizing the social danger of his actions, sold to consumers liquefied petroleum gas in domestic gas cylinders under conditions that do not meet the requirements of industrial and fire safety.

«In December the illegal activities of the enterprise were stopped by the police. During the inspection of the seized 229 cylinders with a capacity of 50 liters and 27, the vast majority of which, according to expert opinion, may present an imminent threat to the life and health of citizens when filling their gas and further operation», — noted in management. Set all the circumstances of the crime and the perpetrators.

Three accidents associated with gas cylinders have occurred in recent years in the Omsk region. So, on December 23, ten-storey building in Omsk for the 2nd Amur passage occurred explosion of a gas cylinder that injured a woman hit two wall panels at home. Also in Omsk, street 5-I Cord January 12 due to explosion of gas cylinder caught fire, which injured eight people. The last case occurred on January 22 in the village of sedel’nikovo, where, because of the explosion of a gas cylinder in a fire killed five children.