Four injured in fire in defense industry plant

Four people were injured in a fire that broke out at around 09:00 CET on Tuesday in the Milan Blagojevic defense industry factory in Lucani.

Source: Blic, Tanjug

The Ministry of Defense made the announcement and added that three of them had to be transported to Belgrade's military clinic VMA by helicopter due to the severity of their injuries, the daily Blic is reporting.

Tanjug was told by the MoD that the fire started in a gunpowder press machine. The injured persons, who suffered burns, were first taken to the hospital in the town of Cacak, central Serbia.

Tanjug also reported that the fire was localized by the factory's own fire protection service.

An investigation is ongoing at the scene, led by Deputy Public Prosecutor in Cacak Jasmina Lazovic, in the presence of police officials.


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