Avdiivka coke and chemical plant (the plant), part of Metinvest group, in the night of Monday has undergone a massive fire, is notified on the official Internet representation of Metinvest.
It is noted that dozens of shells exploded throughout the enterprise. Damaged and stopped coal preparation plant? 1, as well as plant desulfurization? 1. Significant damage caused to the railway Department of the enterprise.
"Damaged the main equipment of the enterprise. Victims among employees not ", - is informed in the report.
in addition, the shrapnel had Damaged the pipeline of the second coke oven battery, which resulted in gas ignition. By the morning together turned out to localize and extinguish the fire. Currently suspended the issuance of coke 2 coke oven batteries shop? 1. The company's employees eliminate the consequences of fire.
Avdiivka coke and chemical plant exposed to artillery and mortar fire since July 2014. During this period, time on site exploded with over 300 shells. Seven workers lost their lives, reminiscent of the Firm.
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