At a military depot in the Kharkiv region was an explosion of ammunition
According to local media reports, the hazard area is the evacuation of residents.
KIEV, March 23. /TASS/. The explosion, followed by fire and a chain detonation of munitions, occurred today at a military depot near the town Balakleya in Kharkiv region.
This was reported by Ukrainian TV channel “24”.
“In Balakleya, a powerful explosion occurred at a military base. In this city is the largest in Ukraine warehouse of ammunition”, — is spoken in the message.
According to local media reports, the hazard area is the evacuation of residents. According to eyewitnesses, cited by “Channel 24”, departures from Balakliia clogged with dense traffic.
In the short video taken near the scene, seen the glow of a large fire, in which every second there are new shells.
Information on victims and destructions did not arrive yet.
According to the Ukrainian Agency UNN, the fire happened at about 4:00 GMT. Currently in Balakleysky district of the deployed headquarters of the fire and measures to localize the fire.
Photo from the village of Volokhov Yar. It’s somewhere in 10km from #balakliia pic.twitter.com/8JL1osp7IN
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On the scene sent a group of officers of the Ministry of defence led by Deputy Minister Lieutenant-General Igor Pavlovsky.