According to the press service of local military prosecutor’s office, the blast took place at the Chemicals Research and Development Institute in Krolevets district, Sumy region. The entity is part of Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s largest defense enterprise.
The blast took place at about 4.30 p.m. Thursday, while the staff was unloading ammunition that was supposed to be disposed of. The authority reports that three people got killed, two more received injuries.
The military prosecutor’s office sent a commission to investigate the incident.