“About 30 thousand people were evacuated because of a fire at a military depot near Vinnitsa

About 50 posts exhibited on the outskirts of Vinnytsia region, Ukraine

– In Vinnitsa, and Kalinovka Vinnytsia oblast districts in connection with the fire at an ammunition depot were evacuated about 30 thousand inhabitants, one victim was hospitalized, said the state service for emergency situations (SSES) of Ukraine.

“As of 6:00 am Kalinowski area evacuated 28.3 thousand persons, of whom evacuated their own transport 20 thousand people, of teams of evacuation centres is 8.3 thousand people. In addition, from the Central district hospital evacuated 180 patients in the city hospitals of Vinnytsia”, – stated in the message on the Agency’s website on Wednesday morning.

“On the protection of public security and order in the region attracted more than 2,800 police officers. In the immediate vicinity of the explosion are serving 70 employees Kalinowski Department of police, 100 personnel of police public Corporation, 60 patrol officers, 40 employees of regional management of police protection,” he said at national police of Ukraine.

Police organized 46 posts – to cover all the exits from the region. In particular, the traffic is closed for all types of transport on the highway of state importance M-21 Zhytomyr – Mohyliv-Podilsky. In addition, closed by the movement of railway transport on the stretch of Pine – Kalynivka regional branch “South-West railway”, as well as air traffic in a radius of 50 km from the center of Kalinovka.

Later on Tuesday evening, September 26, because of a fire in a military unit in kalynivskyi district of the Vinnytsia region of Ukraine began the explosions in warehouses of ammunition and weapons. On the scene left the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.

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