ST. PETERSBURG, March 5 (Itar-Tass) – One person was hurt in an explosion that occurred onboard the TransRossiya motor ship at St. Petersburg’s sea port, a spokesman for the northwestern transport investigation department of the Russian Investigations Committee told Itar-Tass.
The accident took place at about 16:20 Moscow time. According to preliminary data, the blast was caused by an oxygen container. One worker was hurt and taken to hospital.
An investigation is underway.