Liquidation of consequences of railway accidents in Bulgaria is complicated due to leakage of liquefied gas

When coping with a railway accident that occurred on the eve in the North-East of Bulgaria, there were complications: the detected leakage of liquefied gas from the two tanks.

About it at a special briefing of the interior Minister Blush Bachvarova, reports «UKRINFORM».

«Initiated clearance of the crash site, but there were complications due to a detected leakage of liquefied gas from the two tanks,» said Bachvarova.

The Minister urged citizens to remain calm, noting that the rescue operation will last longer than planned.

As reported, on the eve near the village of Hitrino in the North-East of Bulgaria, the tank exploded with liquefied gas of one of the freight trains. In the explosion five people were killed and more than 20 taken to hospitals, destroyed nearly 20 residential buildings.

Until the completion of rescue operations, all inhabitants of Hitrino was the cause of the fire to neighboring villages.

The Ministry of transport of Bulgaria is considering several causes of the accident: a technical failure of a train, the arrangement of the tanks within the composition, as well as speeding.

For liquidation of consequences of the disaster, the Ministry of transport of Bulgaria established a crisis headquarters.




Liquidation of consequences of railway accidents in Bulgaria is complicated due to leakage of liquefied gas 11.12.2016

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