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Prosecutor's Office Launches Investigation In Explosions At Ammunition Depot In Chernihiv Region

Prosecutor's Office Launches Investigation In Explosions At Ammunition Depot In Chernihiv Region

The military prosecutor's office has launched an investigation in the fact of explosions at an ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defense located near the population center of Ichnia (Chernihiv region).

Press service of the military prosecutor's office of the central region has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

The case was opened under Section 3 of Article 425 of the Penal Code of Ukraine (habitual negligence).

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Chernihiv region is urged to hold a pretrial investigation.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, President Petro Poroshenko has convened law enforcers to hear their report on the explosions at an ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defense in the population center of Ichnia.

The road and rail traffic has been stopped due to the fire and explosions at an ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defense in Ichnia.

On Tuesday at 3:30 a.m., the fire and explosions started at an ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine near Ichnia.

A total of 10,000 people have been evacuated.

The depot area is 682.6 hectares.

On September 26, 2017 at about 10 p.m., fire started in the territory of an ammunition depot of the Ministry of Defense in Vinnytsia region.


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