SC opened a case after an explosion at a gunpowder factory in Perm

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Investigators brought the case on violation of safety rules on explosive objects after the incident at a gunpowder factory in Perm, which killed three people, according to the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

On Monday, 12.00 (GMT) on the territory of the BFC «Perm powder plant», located on the street in Perm, Galperina, occurred cotton gas tank without subsequent burning. According to the MOE, the incident has not damaged the building and did not affect the technological process at the enterprise. As a result of the cotton in the place of the accident killed one person. Two others were hospitalized in hospital No. 11, but died from his injuries.

«On this fact criminal case on signs of the crime «violation of safety rules on explosive objects or in explosive shops, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons», — stated in the message.

Currently, investigators continue the examination of the scene, questioned the witnesses. Produced the seizure of technical documentation, video surveillance and other signs and objects which are withdrawn for further study and the appointment of necessary forensic examinations. Continues to conduct a complex of investigative actions aimed at establishing all the circumstances of the crime, collecting and securing evidence base. In addition, will be given a legal assessment to actions of officials responsible for labor protection and fire safety at the enterprise. The criminal investigation continues.

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