The explosion occurred on Sunday at 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, said on Sunday the press service of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES).
"at eleven: 30 (coincides with Moscow time) in the rescue service received a letter about the fact that there was an Explosion on tug boat 1 BT 401, moored on the Dnipro river close to the village of Trypillya, Obukhiv district of Kyiv region ", - reported in the report of the press service SSES.
determined that the Explosion occurred in the end pump the fuel pump is not designed into the container a volume of 150-200 litres. Rescuers carry out search and rescue operations. The scope of the damage from the explosion and possible casualties not stated.