A lawsuit in Finland on chemicals leaking from Russian tanks
Police in Eastern Finland filed a criminal investigation into a leak of toxic chemicals from a Russian rail tanker that happened in April, according to a press release issued by the agency.

Earlier in the Bureau of Inquiry on Transport in Finland it was reported that on April 7, one of the tankers of the train derailed in the Mäntyharju district of Eastern Finland, more than 35,000 liters of toxic methyl-t-butyl ether (a chemical used in production of gasoline). The train consisted of 50 Russian tanks. As a result of the incident, no one was hurt.

The Finnish Railways were engaged in the transportation of cisterns to the Finnish port of Mussalo (in the Kotka area). The chemical went through Finland to a third country. Tanks were fixed in accordance with the safety instructions , the company specified earlier.

"The investigation focuses on finding out whether the leak was the result of intentional actions or negligence," the police said in a statement.

Earlier, on April 25, the Finnish Railways  opened a special website in Finnish, where you can find out all the information about the accident and the possible consequences of the accident.

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