Dzerzhinsk


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A city 400 km east of Moscow thought to have the most poisoned soil on Earth
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"According to the updated numbers, all in all 89 people requested medical assistance following the emergency in Dzerzhinsk. Forty four of them are the plant's employees and 45 - inhabitants of adjacent territories," the statement said.
The incident took place at around 11:45 am (local time) at the "Kristall" explosive factory in Dzerzhinsk, about 400 km east of Moscow, in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region, reported TASS news agency.
Dzerzhinsk is close to the city of Nizhny Novgorod, about 400 km (250 miles) east of Moscow.
Dzerzhinsk Poultry Factory expects to invest USD 20 million in new infrastructure to produce poultry meat and eggs.
Dzerzhinsk officials have also launched a criminal inquiry in the blast that injured at least 20 people, on suspicion of a breach of industrial safety rules.