# Nitric acid
Russian Nitric Acid Tank Explodes in Ukraine
Highly corrosive nitric acid.(Kittisak Kaewchalun/iStock) The small town of Borodyanka, Ukraine took an explosion today like no other, a tank of nitric acid was detonated after the fighting in Kyiv made its way to the small rural town. Two hundred people are missing or presumed dead after the deadly Russian airstrikes.