Posted 14 июля, 08:30
Published 14 июля, 08:30
Modified 14 июля, 16:33
Updated 14 июля, 16:33
«There was a depressurization of a tank with depleted uranium hexafluoride with a volume of one cubic meter. As a result of mechanical impact, one person was killed, » the source told RIA Novosti.
According to him, after the incident, the excess of the maximum permissible concentration of dangerous substances was not detected. The consequences of the emergency are liquidated by special forces. According to the Telegram channel 112, the workshop was completely evacuated, and demercurization is currently underway.
«When the tank was recharged, depleted uranium hexafluoride was released. An employee of the enterprise, 65-year-old Yuri Slyozkin, received a head injury incompatible with life, » 112 reports.
Earlier today it became known about the depressurization of a cylinder with depleted uranium hexafluoride at the UECC. Representatives of the company reported one victim and no threat to the public.