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Ammunition depot burning in Ukraine's Chernihiv region

The scale of the explosion is being defined
08:39, 9 October 2018

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An explosion in the sixth armory occurred in Ichnia, Chernihiv region, as the press office of the Armed Forces reported on Facebook.

“At 3.30 am the head of the 6th armory informed that an explosion occurred in Ichnia, Chernihiv region, on the technical territory,” the message says.

All the relevant services and local authorities have been informed immediately.

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People are being evacuated.

The elimination of the emergency headquarters was created.

The operation group lead by the head of the headquarters is arriving at the scene.

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The relevant restrictive measures are taking place throughout Chernihiv region and along the border.

In May, 2018, a fire occurred in military warehouses in Kharkiv region. An explosion happened, which was followed by a fire. No victims reported. According to the police, negligence was the reason of the incident.

Another fire in ammunition depots took place in Vinnytsia region. The fragments of the shells reached houses in the settlements located nearby. Two women got injured as a result. Around 30,000 local residents were evacuated.

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