Part of live missile falls near school in Lysychansk, Luhansk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident caused no casualties; the children and teachers were evacuated in time, demolition experts reached the site and seized the area
14:40, 12 October 2018

112 Agency

A part of the live missile hit the ground in the yard of a school in Ukraine-controlled Lysychansk, Luhansk region. Tetyana Pohukay, the press secretary of the Chief Department of the National Police, reported this on Friday afternoon, UNN news agency reported.

Pohukay stressed that the incident did not cause any human casualties. 

Previously, the head of Luhansk regional administration Vitaliy Shvedov and some of the local residents reported they heard explosions; the local police, however, denied this piece of information. 'The information on the explosions was not confirmed. A part of Osa missile hit the yard near the school. Another part, the major part of the missile fell in a park. Children and teachers were evacuated from the school. No one suffered,' Tetyana Pohukay said. 

Demolition experts and law enforcers reached the site and seized the area. Head of Luhansk regional administration Vitaliy Shvedov added that the missile parts are inactive, so they pose no danger. 

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