1 citizen died as a result of explosion on a tug boat on the Dnieper river in the Kiev region, said on Sunday on air of TV channel 1-St Deputy head of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES) Oleg Melucci.
As before notified the state emergency service of Ukraine, at eleven. 30 (coincides with Moscow time) Sunday, an Explosion occurred on the towing ship 1 BT 401, which was moored on the Dnipro river near the village of Trypillia in the Obukhiv district of Kyiv region. The explosion occurred in the end pump the fuel pump is not designed into the container a volume of 150-200 litres.
"It was determined that the blast wave behind the boat in the Dnieper river, was One of the team members. Immediately organized search and rescue operations and in fifteen. Fifteen (coincides with Moscow time) the body of the victim Was brought to the surface, " said Minicuci.
This is the second tragic accident in water transport of Ukraine for two days. Yesterday in the crash of a boat in the waters of Odessa killed 14 people, 22 people have been rescued, rescuers are searching for 8 missing people that were in the cabin of the ship.