Fire at Ukraine's Ichnia munitions depot, - video

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were 69,5 thousand tons of ammunition at the moment of ignition
14:59, 10 October 2018


A video of the fire in the 6th ammunition depot of Defence Ministry in Ichnia, Chernihiv region, appeared on the Internet.

Related: 69,500 tons of ammunition were in Ukraine's Ichnia depot when fire started, - Defense Minister

As it was reported earlier, people, who suffered from explosions in Ichnia ammunition depot, are sleeping rough in sports halls in Parafiivka schools. Volunteers are collecting assistance for the victims.

Reportedly, an explosion in the sixth armoury 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.  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: Ukrainian government allocates $3,5 million to deal with Ichnia ammo depot explosions

Over the past four years, it's been the fifth accident with the ammunition stocks in Ukraine exploding; the incidents took place in Balakliya (Kharkiv region), Svatove (Luhansk region), and Kalynivka (Vinnytsia region).

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