One pyrotechnics expert dies, two injured amid blast in Donbas

12:36, 09 April 2019
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The blast occurred at about 10:30 during the mine clearance of the area near the water pipeline of the Siverskiy-Donets – Donbas pumping station (gray zone), according to the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.

"As a result of the incident, civil protection service foreman Boitsov O.L. died, while senior lieutenant of the civil protection service Slepkan D.H. and senior sergeant of the civil protection service Beskorovainiy E.A. were injured," the report said.

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