"In connection with the tragic death of people as a result of a man-made accident on the territory of the Shilovsky municipal district of the Ryazan region on October 22, 2021, expressing grief for the dead and condolences to their families and friends, as well as all victims: to declare October 25, 2021 a day of mourning in the Ryazan region" , - quotes RIA Novosti the order of the regional governor.

Flags will be lowered throughout the region, entertainment events and programs will be canceled.

A fire on the territory of the Elastic plant in the Shilovsky district of the Ryazan region occurred on October 22.

According to the authorities, 17 people died. 

On October 23, it was reported that in the Ryazan region, they completed the dismantling of the rubble after the explosion, as a result of which people died.