Nazar Steporuk 17:25, 01/15/23
The incident resulted in a massive fire.
The commander of a platoon of invaders in the Belgorod region blew up a grenade right next to the ammunition. As a result, a detonation occurred and a large-scale fire broke out. Among the enemy soldiers there are dead and wounded.
According to Russian media, the incident occurred on the Tonenkoe farm in the Korochansky district of the Belgorod region. The Regnum publication, citing its sources in local emergency services, reported that the culprit’s name was Dmitry L. He allegedly decided to blow up an RGD-5 hand grenade as a joke and threw it next to an ammunition depot.
As a result, detonation and a fire began, which covered an area of 450 square meters. The fire was extinguished for four hours. Sources said that as a result of the incident, 3 occupiers were killed, 8 were missing, and 16 were injured. Among the latter is the culprit. At the same time, according to other Russian media, the number of victims is less – about 10 people. All the dead and wounded were mobilized.
Now the place of the explosion has been cordoned off, as there is a risk of further detonation of individual ammunition. Investigators have already opened a criminal case under Part 3 of Article 349 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation on violation of the rules for handling weapons, which resulted in the death of two or more people.