998 explosive objects found in the villages near Kalynivka

Source : 112 Ukraine

The explosives are confiscated and passed to the representatives of the arsenal
18:08, 4 October 2017

State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Emergency service fireworkers found over 998 explosive objects in the villages neighboring with Kalynivka, Vinnytsia region, where the biggest ammunition depot was recently on fire. The State Emergency Service reported that on their official website.

“998 explosive objects were confiscated and passed to the representatives of the 48th arsenal during the humanitarian demining,” reads the message.

The rescuers noted that there are neither open seats of fire nor the blasts of the ammunition as of 7:00 a.m. on October 4.

The fireworkers have already inspected 18.8 thousand hectares for explosive objects.

Related: First explosions in Kalynivka occurred in closed bunker

 As we reported earlier, large-scale fire at 48th arsenal occurs near Vinnytsia on late Tuesday, September 26. The Kalynivka ammunition storage is one of the biggest ammo depots in Ukraine. Two women injured in the result of the fire on ammunition arsenal in Kalynivka. Another two injured while eliminating the consequences. Demolition experts finished clearing the areas adjacent to the ammunition depot and Kalynivka turned back to normal life by September 28. 

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However, the de-mining of the territories hit by the shells may last until November. 

The U.S. Special Envoy in Ukraine Kurt Volker said that the blasts at ammunition depots in Kalynivka are not going to affect Washington’s stance in terms of supplying lethal arms to Ukraine.

Related: Explosions ceased in Kalynivka

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