Financial aid to be provided for victims of Balakliya blasts

Source : 112 Ukraine

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12:19, 23 March 2017

State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Authorities of Kharkiv region is considering the question of providing financial help to the victims of the blasts at ammunition storage facility in Balakliya. This was announced by the head of Kharkiv city administration Yuliya Svetlychna, reports the press service of the administration.

“The residents of Balakliya and nearby villages that suffered from explosions at the ammunition storage will temporarily be provided lodging in educational and social facilities on the territory of the region. I instructed emergency operations center to prepare to accept people. The question of providing them financial aid is being considered now. We can talk about restoration works after the fire is localized,” she noted.

Related: Police patrols to prevent marauding after blasts in Balakliya

The movement of passenger transport along the Balakliya railway station is stopped and operated according to the fallback circuit. The flights were forbidden within 40 meters from the burning warehouses in Kharkiv region. People are being evacuated from the dangerous zone.

Earlier it was reported that fire and blasts go on in Balakliya. The emergency situation in the ammunition depot in the East of Ukraine.

Related: Balakliya: almost 20 000 people evacuated

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