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Explosions in Kalynivka: media report two victims
04:58, 27 September 2017
Explosions in Kalynivka: media report two victims

A woman with hip fracture was brought to the command center in Stryzhanivka, another woman had a head injury

04:58, 27 September 2017

 

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At least two people are hit by the explosions on arsenal in Kalynivka near Vinnytsya. Hromadske reported that.

“Several command centers are set up in the nearest residential place where the emergency response groups are working. Specifically, a woman with hip fracture was brought to the command center in Stryzhanivka, another woman had a head injury,” reads the message.

Apart from the evacuation of the residents of six towns has been performed, according to Andriy Gyzhko, the first deputy of Vinnytsya region administration.

As we reported earlier, the fire at the ammunition storages in Kalynivka of Vinnytsia region began around 21:00 on September 26. 

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The entrances to Kalynivka are blocked, the police ensure the safety of the property of locals leaving the city from looters. The traffic on the Vinnytsia-Kyiv and Zhytomyr-Mohylev-Podolsky highways is blocked.

The explosions are so large that they were seen from the Belavia airplane, which was flying above Vinnytsa going from Larnaka to Minsk. The Ministry of Infrastructure expects information from Ukrainian Air Force regarding restrictions on flights. The air space within a radius of km from the fire zone has already been closed by the decision of Ukraerocenter. The ban is imposed on all flights within a radius of km and without any restrictions in height.

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