Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

On March 22nd, a task force of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Primorskiy Territory blasted ice on the river of Arsenyevka. The ice posed danger to the wooden bridge of a nearby village.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

The task force commander spoke about peculiarities of ice blasting.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

The dangerous zone was marked with warning signs.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

A fishing inspector made sure all environmental safety standards were met.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

An automated bore.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

The machine drilled a borehole in this one-meter thick ice quickly.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

It was time to plant an explosive.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

They did their job slowly and carefully, commenting on every step they took.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Some sticky tape.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

They put all that into the borehole.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

And covered it with snow.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Done.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

No matter how prepared you are, an explosion is always sudden.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

A wall of broken ice rose over the trees and then fell down slowly.

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

Ice Blasting In Primorskiy Territory

The fishing inspector checked if fish has been killed but didn’t find any. The task force kept working.

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Check out the video of the blast.

Location: PrimorskiyTerritory

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