A leak of nitric acid in the Dnipropetrovsk region of threat of life of people and animals. Comments about this “112 Ukraine” the speaker said the Department of Public service on emergency situations in the Dnepropetrovsk region Daria grechishev.
“It was carried out the deposition of the cloud itself. Now the residue that remained on the soil neytralizuya using caustic soda. Threats to human settlements there. People to evacuate did not. The driver alone drove the truck off the road to a field where there is no threat to humans and animals. The soil should then be restored,” said grechishev.
She added that now the driver and the owner of the cargo located in the district police station and give explanations to the police.
Earlier it was reported that in the Dnipropetrovsk region on the route Dnieper – Kobeliaky – Reshetylivka from a tanker leaked about 3-4 tons of nitric acid. It was reported that a tanker carrying 24 tons of nitric acid, and the leak occurred in the first compartment of the tank, where it was 8 tons of the substance. The driver was pumped from the damaged compartment is empty in about 4 tons of nitric acid.
Approximately 3-4 tons of acid drained on the area of 40-45 square meters.