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Ukraine: New explosions rock ammunition depot near Chernigov01:03

Ukraine: New explosions rock ammunition depot near Chernigov

Ukraine, Chernigov
October 9, 2018 at 15:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Several explosions could be heard and seen as plumes of smoke billowed from Ukrainian Defence Ministry arms depot near Chernigov on Tuesday.

According to Ukraine's state emergency service, around ten thousand people have been evacuated from the area, with airspace closed within 20 km (12 miles) of the arms depot. Around 220 emergency personnel and 60 technical units have been dispatched to the scene.

According to local officials, no one was injured in the blasts with material damage having yet to be assessed.

Ukraine: New explosions rock ammunition depot near Chernigov01:03
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Several explosions could be heard and seen as plumes of smoke billowed from Ukrainian Defence Ministry arms depot near Chernigov on Tuesday.

According to Ukraine's state emergency service, around ten thousand people have been evacuated from the area, with airspace closed within 20 km (12 miles) of the arms depot. Around 220 emergency personnel and 60 technical units have been dispatched to the scene.

According to local officials, no one was injured in the blasts with material damage having yet to be assessed.

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