Because of subsidence in the Tula region wagons derailed

Tula, April 18. Wagons loaded with crystalline sulfur derailed and overturned Saturday in the area of Efremov, Tula Region, told RIA Novosti on Monday, a police source in the region.

According to the source, the incident occurred at about 05.30 MSK on the access road from the station of Malaya Andreyevka Moscow railway into OAO "Efremov chemical plant."

"Six cars loaded with crystalline sulfur derailed and overturned.Previously, the accident occurred due to land subsidence under the tracks, "- Said the source.

As RIA Novosti in the MES area, depressurization and chemical leakage from the cars were found. "Threats to the area and population is also not" — said the representative office.

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