A gas- explosion on board an oil tanker left three people dead and five injured in the Makhachkala industrial port on Tuesday.
According to the local EMERCOM, the explosion occurred in the morning in tanker’s engine-room during an inter-tank transfer of oil.
Local Ministry of Health reports that five people were injured, while one of them is in critical condition.
Part of the port is closed... Еще as the rescue operation continues.
A criminal case on “causing death by negligence to two or more persons” has been initiated.