Near Chernigov, all localities around the Arsenal cleared of projectiles

© Photo : the State service of Ukraine for emergency situationality ammunition in the burning of the Arsenal in the Chernihiv region. October 10, 2018Near Chernigov, all localities around the Arsenal cleared of projectiles© Photo : State service of Ukraine for emergency situations

All the 39 localities Ichnya district, Chernihiv region affected by the detonation of munitions at the Arsenal cleared of explosive subjects, said Monday the acting head of Chernihiv regional state administration Yulia Sviridenko.

On the Arsenal at Chernihiv last week, an explosion occurred, the fire started. Authorities carried out the evacuation. There were no injuries. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of defense, at the time of the warehouse fire was 69,5 thousand tons of ammunition, of which 43 thousand tons — efficient.

«Affected settlements cleared of explosive subjects. Now you must promptly examine all farmland, so the producers had the opportunity to continue the harvest and to carry out the sowing campaign. You must also examine the condition of the roads, to make relevant regulations, to have understood the need for financing of works on restoration of roads», — quotes the words Sviridenko regional administration on its website.

It is reported that during the rescue pyrotechnic units worked 242 application of the local residents withdrew 1758 explosive objects. According to the administration, the air force continues to conduct air reconnaissance technical territory of an Arsenal and carry out the discharges of water. So, on 14 October, two fire planes were dumped 80 tons of water within the Arsenal, and helicopter outside of the technical area — 22 tons.

Also continue to Commission surveys of buildings, structures, objects of social sphere and livelihoods. Determined that four homes were destroyed, 99 damaged houses, flats and other capital facilities in 11 settlements.

Arsenal in the Chernihiv region — 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 reported that the fire is virtually eliminated, two of the hotbed of corruption, on Friday the wind increased the intensity of the explosions on Saturday morning from 8 to 12 hours, there has been only one explosion.

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