According to the agency´s reports, broadcasted by RT channel, the leak affected an area of two kilometers.
“At the time of the incident on the territory of the plant were 32 people. According to preliminary information, a person died and two were injured, the Territorial Emergency Ministry on its Telegram channel reported.
It also detailed that containers and other plastic items started to burn in the factory in an area of 600 square meters.
Donetsk´s authorities urged the zone´s residents not to go outside and to keep the windows of their houses closed to avoid inhaling the chemical.
They later confirmed that the ammonia leak was stopped.