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Sappers Accomplish Operation On Collection Of Unexploded Ordnance In And Outside Balakleya, Kharkiv Region

Sappers Accomplish Operation On Collection Of Unexploded Ordnance In And Outside Balakleya, Kharkiv Region

explosion, Balakleya, ammunition depot, Kharkiv region

The State Emergency Situations Service of Ukraine says sappers have collected unexploded ordnance in and outside Balakleya, Kharkiv region.

The press service of the State Emergency Situations Service announced this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

"Sappers of the State Emergency Situations Service have cleared from unexploded ordnance the territory of Balakleya and nine population centers of the zone of the emergency situation," reads the statement.

The statement reads that participation in the operation were 165 men and 44 units of machinery, including 17 employees of the State Emergency Situations Service.

Sappers of the State Emergency Situations Service continue to be on duty in the zone.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, a fire broke out at an ammunition depot in Balakleya at around 3 a.m. on March 23, resulting in detonation of ammunition. The fire was extinguished on March 26.

One person was killed and three people were injured as a result of the ammunition explosions.

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