Dangerous zone in Balakliya narrowed to 300 meters, — State Emergency Service

Source : 112 Ukraine

Electricity supply was restored, gas supply is being continued
12:24, 8 April 2017

The State Emergency Service of Ukraine

10-km dangerous zone in Balakliya narrowed to 300 meters after explosive objects were cleared. No fires on city territory and adjacent settlements were fixed as of 7 a.m. April 8.

This was reported by the press service of State Emergency Service.

Electricity supply was restored in Balakliya and adjacent areas. Maintenance works to restore gas supply are being continued.

As 112 International reported, a series of powerful blasts took place at an ammunition storage facility in Kharkiv region on late March 23. The incident occurred near the town of Balakliya. Many of the locals were evacuated from the town and its vicinities. The fire caused by the blasts was finally extinguished the day after that, by evening of March 24. Numerous casualties and even a fatality were reported.

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