Gas worker accused of house explosion – Accidents – Kommersant

The first accused appeared in the criminal case of a gas explosion in Noginsk near Moscow, which killed seven people and injured dozens. According to Kommersant’s information, he is the director of a company that serves gas equipment in the apartment, Ildus Yunusov. It was established that a gas leak occurred in one apartment, and it exploded in another, seeping there along an unsealed pipe.

In connection with the recent state of emergency in Noginsk, ICR officers in the Moscow region detained Ildus Yunusov, the general director of Mobile Mechanized Column-90 LLC from Elektrostal. The main activity of the company is the construction of engineering structures, but at the same time it also provides services for the maintenance of water and gas equipment. Including in the house 9a on June 28 street in Noginsk. The entrepreneur has already been charged under Art. 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (provision of services that do not meet safety requirements, resulting in the death of two or more persons by negligence).

The investigation also applied to the court with a petition for the arrest of Mr. Yunusov, who faces up to ten years in prison.

According to the investigation, Olga Vradiy, an official representative of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Moscow Region, said that within the framework of agreements for the maintenance of in-house gas equipment concluded by the LLC with the owners of two apartments, the general director of the company did not organize maintenance and did not reveal any malfunctions. As a result, there was a large leak of domestic gas in one apartment, and due to the lack of packing between the gas pipe and the floor of the apartments, improper functioning of the ventilation system, the gas concentrated in another apartment. These circumstances led to an explosion and a complete collapse of the first four floors of the second entrance of the house.

Seven people became victims of the emergency, dozens were injured. Lost property worth tens of millions. It is simply impossible to calculate how much the restoration of the building and assistance to the victims will result in.

Ms Vradiy also reported that five examinations were carried out in the criminal case, 131 people were interrogated as victims, and 172 more were witnesses, 19 forensic examinations were appointed: construction and technical, explosive, complex technical, forensic, technological, forensic, -genetic. Seven searches and eight seizures were carried out in gas services, as well as other investigative actions.

Nikolay Sergeev



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