Background radiation in Donetsk normal, the risk of environmental disaster because of the explosion close to a radioactive waste storage facility there, said Last news authorized the Ministry of emergency situations DND.
before the Commissioner of Ukraine in SCCC General-major Andrey Taran said that the Ukrainian government is concerned about the state of the storage of radioactive waste in Donetsk.
"as of June 22, the Radiation background in Donetsk on the territory of the norm and is 12 micro-roentgen per hour. The situation in Donetsk is monitored every day, no environmental disasters, no ", - said in the MOE DND.
before the last working day of the week authorized official of the presidential administration of Ukraine on problems of special operations in the Donbass Andriy Lysenko warned about the threat of radiation leaks from nearby from the enterprise storage of radioactive materials, the building has long been in need of repair and could get an additional fracture due to the explosion. Donetsk authorities have disputed the message of the Kiev authorities about like the risk of release of radioactive substances in connection with the explosion at a State-owned enterprise of chemical products.
Powerful explosion in Donetsk within the public enterprise of chemical products on Tuesday evening, then it caught fire. According to witnesses, the blast was so strong that in parts of the districts in the homes of cracked glass. In law enforcement bodies of the DNR first stated that the explosion occurred due to the ingress of projectiles and MLRS " Smerch ", released by Ukrainian security forces.
Donetsk state enterprise of chemical products is engaged in the production of industrial explosives, ammunition artillery ammunition and aerial bombs, explosive material and disposal of unserviceable ammunition. Positioned, and canned radioactive waste repository.
the company came under fire more than once. In October 2014, the Ukrainian army fired at Donetsk ballistic missile complex " Tochka-U ". In February 2015, in the West of Donetsk there was a powerful flash, after which the city swept the blast. It was after the next falling update on the facility site.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.