Leningrad region: student chemist commits explosion in residential building
The explosion occurred on the balcony.
In Kudrovo, Leningrad region, there was an explosion in a residential building. As a result of the incident, one teenager was injured.
16-year-old Svyatoslav K., Chemistry aficionado, blew up the reagents at 1 Oblastnaya Street in Kudrovo. When the doctors arrived on the scene, they diagnosed burns of the hands and face of the second degree in the ninth-grader.
After the explosion, a fire with an area of three square meters occurred.
Later it became known that the student was experimenting, but the chemical reaction went out of control; the glass was broken, the plastic was charred. The boy, who is keen on chemistry, ordered reagents on the Internet, and in order to protect his relatives, he decided to conduct the experiment on the balcony.