Explosions in Ichnya: the fire is localized

Взрывы в Ичне: очаги возгорания локализованы

The situation on the territory of the Arsenal is improving, says the defence. Fixed explosions of ammunition with a frequency of 1 blast for 10 minutes.

All fires the fire on the sixth Arsenal in Ichnya district of Chernihiv region localized. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of defense on Wednesday, October 10.

“The intensity of explosions has dropped significantly, there is a tendency for improvement in the Arsenal. Now fixed the explosions of ammunition with a frequency of 1 blast for 10 minutes,” – said the speaker of the defense Ministry, Colonel Aleksey Chernobay.

According to him, significant reduction of explosions and smoke of the Arsenal allowed the operational staff on elimination of consequences involve aviation and Aero investigation over the scene.

“Cell of fire, the fire is localized, Aero investigation carried out those pockets of decay that are left, and for the purpose of extinguish – applied fire aviation SSES, which has carried out two water discharge over the cells of corruption on the territory of the 6th Arsenal,” said Chernobaev.

He also said that at the scene of an accident, together with representatives of the International Committee of the red cross working group civil-military cooperation of the armed forces. They provide assistance to the local population – the population that had remained and the elderly. Help them to evacuate, and deliver warm clothes and food packages.

Earlier today, defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said that the Arsenal in the center of Ichnya has been undermined by saboteurs. Bombs at the ammunition laid in advance, the explosions started in different places.


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