Ammonia leak occurs at chemical plant in Ukraine’s Sumy

Kyiv, SANA- An ammonia leak occurred at a chemical plant in Ukraine’s Sumy City, regional administration head Dmitry Zhivitsky announced Monday.

“The leak occurred in the morning and the radius of the affected area is about 2,5 km,” Zhivitsky said in his Telegram channel.According to Zhivitsky, the city of Sumy is not in danger at this moment. The plant’s disaster response brigades and employees of the State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine are working at the emergency site.

Earlier, Russian Defense Ministry had warned of danger of provocations that Kyiv might resort backed by the West through using toxic chemicals against civilians with the aim of accusing Russia of that.

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