Before the explosion of the Arsenal at Ichnya brought ammunition.

Перед взрывами из арсенала под Ичней вывезли боеприпасы - Генштаб

6 Arsenal about Ichnia removed half ammunition

About half of the ammunition of large caliber were moved to underground shelters at other arsenals.

Shortly before the explosions of the 6 Arsenal in Ichnia in Chernihiv region had exported about 50% ammunition caliber. On Tuesday, October 9 said at the briefing Deputy chief of the General staff of the Armed forces of Ukraine Rodion Tymoshenko, reports UNN.

“In recent years, with the Arsenal exported about 50% ammunition caliber. And with sites which were in open terrain, these weapons have been moved to other arsenals in underground shelters. That is, in protected storage type,” he said.

Previously, the defense Ministry has denied information published earlier about the fact that burning the warehouses of the 6-th Arsenal of the defense Ministry near the village of Ichnya of Chernihiv region is about 88 thousand tons of ammunition.

As reported, the explosions on the territory of 6 Arsenal in Ichnia began on the night of October 9. Is evacuation of people. Deployed the headquarters of the emergency incident.

Due to incident closed the airspace in a radius of 20 km from the scene. Also in the district suspended the movement of rail and road transport.

 

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