Three powerful explosions occurred at a trinitrotoluene (TNT) production workshop in the Kristall plant in the city of Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod Region of Russia, on Saturday, triggering formation of a mushroom cloud.
At least 19 people were injured as a result of the three blasts.
Nizhny Novgorod Region of Russia is often referred to as its Hollywood.
Sputnik International has reported that the blast happened as a result of the technological processes being violated.
Several videos on Twitter showed the breadth and length of the giant mushroom cloud developing over the skies of the city.
г.Дзержинск pic.twitter.com/qHw3N58W9m— Шаден (@ShadenFM) June 1, 2019
В Дзержинске очевидцы сняли последствия мощного взрыва. Взрывы прогремели в цехе по производству взрывчатки в НИИ "Кристалл". pic.twitter.com/leYj07CO5e— Щепетильный кухар (@shepitkitchen) June 1, 2019