On the fact of leak of nitric acid in the Dnipropetrovsk oblast police opened criminal proceedings. About it reported in a press-service of the police of the Dnepropetrovsk region.
“During the open under part 1 of article 267 (“Violation of rules of treatment of explosive, flammable and caustic substances, or radioactive materials”) criminal proceedings will set the cause of the diversion of chemical substances and entities which may be involved in this”, – stated in the message.
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.
In Goschs noted that the threat to nearby settlements.