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MOSCOW, April 23 (Itar-Tass) – Two persons suffered chemical burns after a container with chemical substance exploded in a building on Novy Arbat in Moscow’s centre, the press service of the Moscow city interior ministry department told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
There was no blast, the source said.
“A metal container with chemical substance exploded in a worker’s hands on Novy Arbat street 7. As a result, two persons received chemical burns,” the press service said.
Earlier Moscow’s law enforcement agencies said there was a blast in the capital’s centre that ripped through a metal container. Later the emergencies ministry department denied this information.