Tractor driver dies in explosion near Kharkiv

A tractor blew up when it ran over an unidentified explosive device on the outskirts of the city of Kharkiv. The driver was killed.

Source: State Emergency Service in Kharkiv Oblast on Telegram

Details: At 11:24 on 24 July, the Rescue Service received a message that a tractor blew up when it ran over an unidentified explosive device while working in a field on the outskirts of Kharkiv.

The tractor driver, a man born in 1982, was killed on the spot, and the tractor caught fire.  

Rescuers arrived at the scene and quickly extinguished the fire, which had by then spread over the area of 20 square meters. 

“Some fields, stretches of forest and other plots of land remain unsurveyed due to active hostilities,” the State Emergency Service emphasised.  .

Source: Ukrainian pravda

Link: pravda.com.ua

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