The court of the Hrodna region on February 11 begins consideration of the case about the explosion at Skidel sugar factory.
The defendants in the case are chief engineer of the plant, the foreman of the finished product and his Deputy. The accused is charged with negligence.
During the investigation it was established that on 25 February 2017 during the transport of sugar through the gallery, which connects the storage area and the main production building enterprises, there was an explosion of airborne sugar dust.
As a result of incident five workers of the enterprise received burns of varying severity.
The victims were given timely medical aid, however, in March 2017, four of them died. The fifth victim received serious injuries and unable to work.
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