The Investigative Committee opened a case of terrorism after the derailment of 19 cars in the Ryazan region

Investigative bodies of the Western Interregional Investigation Department for Transport of the TFR aroused criminal case of a terrorist attack (clause “a”, “c”, part 2 of article 205 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and illegal acquisition of explosives (clause “a”, part 3 of article 222.1) after the derailment of 19 freight cars trains in the Ryazan region.

According to the investigation, today, November 11, at 07:12, an improvised explosive device was detonated on the 190th km of the 3rd main route between the Rybnoye and Block Post 204 km stations. As a result, the carriages of the train traveling from the Titan station to the Yulyevka station derailed.

As the Investigative Committee notes, after the incident, 15 cars were damaged, the damage caused is being established. The Western Interregional Transport Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported in the morning that the driver and his assistant were injured as a result.

Moscow interregional transport prosecutor’s office clarified that the train was transporting mineral fertilizers. Russian Railways has created a headquarters to coordinate actions to eliminate the consequences of the accident. There is no threat to the environment, noted the Moscow Railway.

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