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A fire at an ammunition depot in Vinnytsia region qualified as sabotage

The military Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine qualified the fire at an ammunition depot in the village of Kalinovka of Vinnytsia region as a diversion, UNIAN reports with reference to the press service of the SBU.

A major fire at an ammunition depot of the Armed forces of Ukraine began on Tuesday evening, September 26. The fire, caused by a series of explosions of ammunition, still not extinguished.

A few people asked for medical help.

Police and national guard blocked the entrances to the village, located 20 km from Vinnitsa and conducted the evacuation of more than 30 thousand inhabitants. «Ukraerocentre» has closed the airspace within a radius of 50 km from the zone of fire

According to the Ministry of defense of Ukraine, in the warehouse where the fire occurred, was stored 188 thousand tons of various ammunition, including missiles systems of volley fire «Smerch», «Uragan» and «Grad».

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took the decision in connection with the fire, call a meeting of the war Cabinet.

A fire at an ammunition depot in Vinnytsia region qualified as sabotage 27.09.2017

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