MOSCOW, Oct 22 (KUNA) -- An explosion in a factory in central Russia had led to the death of 16 individuals, said a medical source Friday.
According to the Russian news agency TASS, a source at Russia's ministry of health indicated that many people also suffered injuries due to the explosion at Ryazan city.
The news agency also added that security authorities launched a criminal investigation into the incident, citing negligence and lack of safety precaution at the factory dealing with highly flammable materials. (end) as.gta