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Multiply explosions at ammo stock in Ichnia, Chernihiv region

20:02, 9 October 2018

A fire and the consequent explosions occurred at the ammunition stock in the town of Ichnia, Chernihiv region, northern Ukraine. The press office of the Armed Forces reported that on Tuesday morning. The explosions began at about 3.30 a.m.

All the relevant services and local authorities reacted immediately. Over 10,000 civilians were evacuated from the adjusted towns and villages. State Emergency Service crews arrived on the scene to cope with the consequences of the disaster.

The necessary restrictive measures are taking place throughout Chernihiv region and along the border. The investigation assumes either negligence of the local service staff or an act of sabotage.

 

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