In the Nizhny Novgorod region at a defense plant imeni Sverdlova in Dzerzhinsk, an explosion occurred, told RIA Novosti source in the emergency services on Friday, August 31.
“The incident occurred in the plant for the production of ammonal,” — said the Agency interlocutor. After the explosion there was a fire of 100 square meters.
A source in the city ambulance reported “Interfax” about two dead and three injured in the emergency.
The circumstances of the incident and the reasons for the explosion are being investigated.
Zavod imeni Sverdlova is engaged in manufacturing of ammunition, explosive materials and charges to the mining and oil and gas industry.
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