The bomb squad confiscated almost 19 thousand ammunition in the area of the Arsenal near Chernigov

© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace in fotoballoon shell in the woods after an explosion at a military warehouse near Chernigov. Archival photoThe bomb squad confiscated almost 19 thousand ammunition in the area of the Arsenal near Chernigov© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace the image Bank

The bomb squad found and seized almost 19 thousand explosive objects in the area of Arsenal in Chernihiv region, where the fire occurred, said on Sunday the press service of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.

On Wednesday, the state service for emergency situations said that the fire at the Arsenal in Chernihiv region eliminated, restored the movement of vehicles and trains in Ichnya district, residents can return to their homes. Airspace within a radius of 30 kilometres, opened on Thursday.

«Cleared 45 of the 80 sites demining. Seized more than 18.8 thousand of explosive ordnance (per day – more than 1.4 thousand)», — stated in the message.

According to the press service, the experts continue to restore the house, already restored 150 buildings.

At a military warehouse in Ichnia in Chernihiv region on 9 October, 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.

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