The guys found on the outskirts of the village a box and a can with the inscriptions “hunting gunpowder” and “household burner” and decided to set them on fire, resulting in an explosion.
In the Odessa region, three children were burned as a result of the explosion of a box of gunpowder they found.
As journalists were told in Main Directorate of the State Emergency Service in the Odessa regionThe incident happened yesterday.
It is noted that the children found a can of gunpowder, played with it and the gunpowder exploded.
As a result, one of the boys (born in 2007) received I-II-III degree burns (21-24% of the body) of the upper and lower extremities and face. Two more children (born in 2010 and 2007) received I-II degree burns (3-4%) of their hands and face.
The children were hospitalized in the surgical department of a local medical institution.
As clarified in the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Odessa region, at about 16:00, the special line “102” received information from the district hospital that three guys were hospitalized with burns.
Law enforcement officers previously established that residents of the village of Alekseevka at the age of 13, 14 and 15 found a box and a can with the inscriptions “hunting gunpowder” and “household burner” on the outskirts of the village and decided to set them on fire, as a result what caused the explosion.
Hearing the screams of the victims, the locals called an ambulance.
The police entered information into the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations under Article 166 (malicious failure to fulfill obligations to care for a child or a person in respect of whom guardianship or guardianship has been established) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The full circumstances of the incident are being established.
As UNIAN reported earlier, in the Odessa region, the police launched an investigation into the torture of a boy who was put on a chain.
The boy’s uncle explained that he had tied him up while his wife was away. The reason is that allegedly the child does harm, disobeys and runs away from home. At the same time, according to a neighbor who filmed the incident on the phone, he witnessed repeated domestic violence against a child.
Now the question of the future fate of the boy is being decided.