Rus News Journal

In warehouses in Zaporozhye there are two centres of kindlings

In territory of army warehouses in Melitopol area of the Zaporozhye area of Ukraine there are two the centre of kindlings .

As have informed " News " on Tuesday in a press - service of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine, intensity of explosions has decreased - ammunition blows up one - two times at an o`clock.

six fire tanks GPM - 54 are ready to use, bring up water 4 fire extinguishing.

by this o`clock 26 sapernyh groups have finished check of territories of nearby settlements on presence of explosive subjects. Within last three days military sappers have collected more than 1 thousand 200 explosive subjects which are delivered in one place 4 the subsequent recycling.

on Thursday, on May, 6th, in army warehouses in Melitopol area where it was stored more than 90 thousand tons of artillery ammunition, nearby 12. 50 the fire W the subsequent explosions of shells has local time begun. During the first hours explosions occurred ANY1 two - three seconds which have not blown up ammunition scattered in radius 10 - 40 kilometres.

with a view of security have been evacuated about seven thousand persons from 11 nearby settlements. From wound by a splinter one person was lost, four have died from warm - vascular diseases. Various traumas were RCVed 2 by four persons. Now all evacuated people have returned to the houses.

the Ministry of Emergency Measures a plausible reason of occurrence of a fire names smoking of military men. " military men in infringement of authorised requirements and fire prevention rules have admitted smoking directly on a place of WRK that became a cause of the fire and explosions of ammunition " - the Minister of Emergency Measures of Ukraine Grigory Reva has informed, acting on Tuesday at Supreme Rada session.

In connection with emergency the State Office of Public Prosecutor of Ukraine makes investigation of the criminal cases raised against officials of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine upon the negligent relation to performance of official duties.

at a rough guess, the damage of the Minister of Defence of Ukraine has made 2,252 billion grivnas (about $425 million), the population - 1,496 billion grivnas ($282 million). 4 liquidation of failure the government of Ukraine has allocated from reserve fund of 6,7 million grivnas ($1,26 million) from which four million grivnas ($754 thousand) will be directed on indemnification of a damage to local population.