Recent Accidents Involving Explosives Transport
Ryongchun, North Korea (2004), Mihailesti, Romania (2004), and Shengangzhai, China (2005). These will be discussed below. On August 5, 1998 an explosives truck consisting of a tractor and trailer carrying 18,000 kg (40,000 lb) of blasting explosives went off the road near Walden, Ontario, Canada. 5,6,7. A fire started immediately.