In Ukraine, told me how much Arsenal were injured in a fire near Vinnitsa

© AP Photo / Efrem LukatskyПожар at a military base in Kalynivka in Vinnytsia region. 27 September 2017In Ukraine, told me how much Arsenal were injured in a fire near Vinnitsa© AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky

A large part of the Arsenal of weapons was not injured in the fire at the warehouses of the Ukrainian defense Ministry in Vinnytsia region, reports «UKRINFORM» with reference to the press service chief of the General staff of VSU Vladislav Seleznyov.

The night before in the warehouses of the ammunition detonated, a fire broke out. The residents of the village of Kalinovka, near which is located the warehouse, and surrounding villages evacuated. According to local authorities, two persons suffered. Media reported that the stock is stored missiles systems of volley fire «Smerch», «Uragan» and «Grad». The Ukrainian authorities have closed the airspace in a radius of 50 kilometers from the zone of fire, the movement of all modes of transport are terminated in a number of settlements in Vinnytsia region.

«Just by using UAV was conducted that showed that about 70% of the Arsenal has not suffered from explosion and fire» — quoted Seleznev Agency.

According to him, about 100 servicemen were evacuated from the scene to a safer place.

Earlier the adviser of the President of Ukraine Yuri Biryukov said that the fire affected the ammunition that was stored on open platforms, and shells that were indoors, were not injured.

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