At Arsenal in the Chernihiv region not observe the detonation of ammunition

© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace in fotoballoon shell in the woods after an explosion at a military warehouse near Chernigov. October 9, 2018At Arsenal in the Chernihiv region not observe the detonation of ammunition© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace the image Bank

Detonation of ammunition in the Arsenal in the Chernigov region in recent years is not observed, according to the Chernihiv regional administration on Saturday on its website.

At Arsenal in Chernihiv region on Tuesday night, an explosion occurred, the fire started. Authorities carried out the evacuation. There were no injuries. According to the defense Ministry, at the time of the warehouse fire was 69,5 thousand tons of ammunition, of which 43 thousand tons — efficient. This Arsenal is one of the largest in Ukraine, the territory of the warehouse is 682 hectares, of which technical area is 402 ha. The defense Ministry on Thursday said that the fire is virtually eliminated, two of the hotbed of corruption, on Friday the wind increased the intensity of the explosions, but on Saturday there are isolated explosions.

«Recently on the territory of the Arsenal is no longer observed detonation of ammunition. The dead and injured in emergency situations, not recorded,» — stated in the message.

According to the regional administration, on Saturday from seven in the morning the aircraft of the state service for emergency situations has conducted air reconnaissance technical territory of an Arsenal, two fire aircraft an-32P were implemented two water discharge within the Arsenal technical area.

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