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Ammunition in houses, yards; how environs of Ukraine's Ichnia look like now, - photo

The ammunition is stuck right on the sidewalk in the middle of the road
16:17, 9 October 2018

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As a result of the explosions at the ammunition depot near Ichnia, Chernihiv region, the shells hit the walls of the houses of the nearest settlements; the windows and doors are knocked out by the blast waves; the ammunition also stuck in the sidewalk in the middle of the road. The photos of the consequences of the fire at the ammunition depot were published by the users of the social networks.

Related: Fire at Ukraine's Ichnia ammo depot, all we know for now

Particularly, in Ichnia, the shell hit the pavement of the road at Drofan Street. One more shell reached the territory of the district electricity grid.

The locals report that some ammunition was already taken away from the roads. Also, people surround the dangerous areas with red strips.

Also, the ammunition stuck right in the wall of the private house in Ichnia.

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The roofs of the private houses are also damaged. The photos were published by Mykola Chechotkin, the Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine on Facebook.

Reportedly, an explosion on the sixth armory occurred in Ichnia, Chernihiv region.

The air-space within 30 km is shut down, traffic and railway movement are stopped due to the emergency situation. 

Related: Blast at Ukraine's Ichnia ammo depot: Defense Ministry finds four places of explosion

Ukraine’s Defence Ministry reports that as at 7 am, the intensity of the explosions is 2-3 explosions per second.

Reportedly, the Military Prosecutor’s Office of the Central Region opened a criminal proceeding on the case of explosions on the ammunition depot in Ichnia. 

Related: Railroad and automobile traffic closed in Ichnia, Chernihiv region

Earlier, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko will hear the report of the military and security forces due to the explosions in the 6th ammunition depot in Ichnia. 

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