Among the victims there are children.
In the village of Kalinin in the Tambov region of Russia more than 20 people, including children, were poisoned by an unknown substance. This is with reference to a source in emergency services of the region, reports “RIA Novosti”.
Thus, according to the source, to hospitals in the incident was delivered to 29 people.
Present at the scene, in turn, told about the hospitalization of 22 people, including nine children.
“The poisoning occurred after the discovery attempts of opening cylinders with unknown substance”. These containers, according to witnesses, was later discovered at the scene. “Cylinders are on the street, about 50 m from the nearest houses. 21, the balloon is marked with a green bar, three bottle — yellow stripe. On one of the cylinders with a yellow stripe shot down the valve, it applies the sharp smell of uncertain chemical substances”, — said the publication of the witnesses.
The poisoning occurred in the Roma settlement.
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“According to preliminary data, the local residents for delivery to the scrap metal sawed tanks under ammonia. Apparently, the remains of the gas spread over the district,” said a source in law enforcement agencies and added that now on the scene working law enforcement officers and the Investigative Committee.
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