District policeman lost eye and hand over box that exploded
The explosive device turned out to be a wartime shell.
Investigators are investigating the explosion on a highway in the Moscow region. It has been already established that the explosive device was a wartime shell.
To recall, the incident occurred between the Moscow region’s Voskresensk and Kurovskoye. The police officer off duty, who happen to come across a box lying on the road, tried to pick it up.
ICR investigators have initiated a check into the explosion. It is not possible to question the injured policeman because he is unconscious.
The investigators are now establishing the circumstances of what happened.