The chemistry student killed by bubble gum that exploded
A UKRAINIAN chemistry student has been killed by bubble gum that exploded, tearing off half of his face, police have said.
Vladimir Likhonos, 25, an understudy at a part of the Kiev Polytechnical Institute, is thought to have unintentionally plunged his biting gum into explosives he was utilizing for his examinations, police representative Elvira Biganova said. She said he confused the powder with citrus extract, which he frequently added to drag out the gum's taste.
Mr Likhonos, from the town of Konotop, in north-east Ukraine, brushed off his whole jaw and the vast majority of the lower some portion of his face in Saturday's mishap. Medicinal specialists endeavored to treat his wounds yet were not able spare him. "Indeed, even a portion of our prepared officers, who have seen some things, even they were pretty seriously shaken up by what they discovered," Ms Biganova said.
On the table where Mr Likhonos had been working police found about 100g of the speculated touchy – a powder that takes after citrus extract however still can't seem to be distinguished, she said. A bomb squad was dispatched to decide the idea of the substance, which was considered too unstable to even think about transporting, Ms Biganova said.
Medical workers who arrived on the scene attempted to treat his injuries but were unable to save him.
"Even some of our seasoned officers, who have seen a thing or two, even they were pretty badly shaken up by what they found," the police spokeswoman said.