Explosion at a factory in the Samara region of the Russian Federation: six people died
In Russia, on July 7, there was another explosion at a plant. This time an emergency incident occurred at the "Promsintez" plant in Chapaevsk, Samara region.
It was reported by Russian media. According to official data, six people were killed and two more were injured.
"An explosion occurred at the Promsintez plant in the Samara region, six people were killed and two were injured, emergency services state. It all happened preliminary during repair work," the Daily Storm reported.
According to Russian propagandists, the explosion occurred "during the dismantling of a technical pipeline" to supply nitrogen on the morning of July 7. There was no fire after the explosion.
The joint-stock company Promsintez was created in February 1997 based on OJSC Polimer as an enterprise for the production of explosives and is considered "the successor of the Samara Sergievsky plant of explosives," established back in the Russian Empire in the early 20th century.
"Currently, it is one of the main manufacturers of industrial explosives in Russia and the CIS," the company's website notes.
We remind that on June 20 there was an explosion at the Tambov powder plant, after which a fire broke out. Officially it was stated that four people were killed. Two more were injured.
However, some Russian mass media reported that there were more victims and injured: they wrote that five factory workers died and 12 others were injured. One of the injured was hospitalized in serious condition.