Ukrainian military prevent arson attempt at Defense Ministry arsenal

Source : 112 Ukraine

The investigation is underway
17:25, 21 February 2019

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The Ukrainian military servicemen have prevented the attempt to set the arsenal of the Defense Ministry on fire. This is mentioned in the message of the press office of the Armed Forces' General Staff.

'On February 21, thanks to the actions of the staff, the arson attempt was prevented at one of the arsenals of Ukraine's Armed Forces. The threat was timely eliminated; no consequences were observed', the authority said.

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The investigation into the incident is underway.

No more details were available.

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As is known, an emergency occurred at military depots of Sixth arsenal in Ichnya district in Chernihiv region in October 2018; the ammunition detonated in these depots, which led to the heavy fire on the premises. Back then, Military Prosecutor Hryhoriy Ryabenko said that the explosions occurred due to the act of sabotage. 

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