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The victim at explosion the operator of the nuclear medicine center in Obninsk, Kaluga region, which is one of the major cancer centers of Russia, died in hospital, reports TASS with reference to the press service of the regional Department of the Investigative Committee.
The man was 79 years old. He was in the lab non-hazardous chemicals and washed the organic synthesis reactor, when the cotton gas. The scientist suffered serious burns and was in intensive care in critical condition.
Appointed post-mortem forensic examination and technical study of the causes of fire.
The incident occurred may 19 at in the territory of the experimental site the Medical radiological research center name Tsyba. The gas exploded on the fifth floor in a room rented by JSC “Obninsk chemical pharmaceutical company,” which manufactures drugs. It has affected one person in a room the size of nine square meters of the damaged Windows and doors.
Medical center name Tsyba in 2014 became a branch of the fgbi “SMRC radiology” of the Ministry of health and is the country’s leading center for the creation and use of high-tech radiological diagnostic methods, cellular and molecular radiobiology in cancer treatment, radionuclide therapy.
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