An outbreak of dusty-coal air mixture occurred at Novo-Angrenskaya TPP: three people died
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - Today, at 11:42 am, an outbreak of dusty-coal air mixture occurred in the 5th power unit of the Novo-Angren thermal power plant, which was suspended the day before for preventive measures. This was reported by the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
As a result of an incident that happened during routine maintenance, three people died from the injuries, and three more received burns of varying degrees. The deceased and injured are employees of service enterprises that carried out preventive work in the 5th power unit.
At the scene there are forces and means of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, which are engaged in the elimination of the consequences of emergencies. An investigation has begun on the causes and conditions of the outbreak.
It should be noted that as a result of the incident, the infrastructure and technological equipment of the Novo-Angrensk thermal power plant were not damaged.