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 Negligence by officials named possible reason behind explosion at Ukroboronprom facility, Sumy region’s military prosecutor says

Negligent practices by some officials could be the cause of the explosion at the testing station of the State Scientific Research Institute of Chemical Products, a subsidiary of Ukroboronprom (Ukrainian Defense Industry) State Concern in the Sumy region.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was said by Military Prosecutor of Sumy region Oleksii Liashenko on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"The primary version is negligent practices by some officials during particularly dangerous works," Liashenko said.

He also informed that the minute examination of the scene to establish the causes of the accidental explosion of the AA missile was planned for today.

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"As far as I know, the condition of the injured is stable," Liashenko added.

Earlier, three people were killed including a NATO representative in an explosion at a testing facility of Ukroboronprom State Concern. Two more persons with grave injuries were taken to the hospitals in Sumy and Shostka.
 
 
 
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