The Northern fleet is called the cause of the explosion in a military unit of the Arctic

the cause of the explosion in a military unit of the Pechenga district of the Murmansk region was a flagrant violation of safety requirements, have informed “RG” in the press service of the Northern fleet.

the Possible cause of the explosion in the apartment Petersburg was the burning of the gunpowder

According to military officials, the incident occurred yesterday during a routine combat training. Clarifies that exploded low-power “firecracker” which is used during the exercise to simulate explosions on the battlefield. The cause of detonation is a gross violation of safety requirements. In the result of emergency injured five contractors.

According to the Northern fleet, all of them were hospitalized with minor injuries. They assisted, their life is not in danger.

On the given fact the command of the unit in conjunction with the police checks. It clarifies the source of “Interfax”, the activities joined by military investigators. In military actions they saw signs of article 349 of the RF criminal code (violation of rules for handling weapons). According to the interlocutor of Agency, now sets the picture of what happened.