17:37 / 14.03.2020
Explosion occurs at car service in Tashkent

Today, March 14, at about 11:15, the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Tashkent received a message that an explosion occurred in one of the car services in the capital.  

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As the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) reported, on the Foziltepa Street in the Uchtepa district, an oxygen cylinder exploded.

As a result, part of the roof of the service building collapsed. The injured were taken to the hospital.

“The possible cause of the accident is a violation of the safety rules at work while using an oxygen cylinder. There was no fire,” the police department said. 

Pre-investigation activities are currently underway. Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the prosecutor’s office and the DIA of Tashkent are working at the scene.