An explosion has occurred at the Center of Virology "Vector" Laboratory near Novosibirsk. According to preliminary information, one person was injured in the explosion.
Information about the explosion and subsequent fire appeared in the press service of the Government of the Novosibirsk Region.
“During construction work in the first building of the SSC“ Vector ”there was a volume explosion, as a result of which one person was injured. The head of the science city Koltsovo, Nikolai Krasnikov, who visited the emergency site, said that there was no threat of biological danger, the situation was under control. The cause of the explosion has not yet been established, ” the press service of the government said.
The VEKTOR facility is the biggest and most secretive biological laboratory in the world.
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