– Police and the national guard of Ukraine carried out the evacuation of residents of villages located near burning military warehouses near Vinnitsa, and also protect the property of the population from looters, the press center of the national police of Ukraine on Tuesday evening.
“By order of the acting head of the National police of Ukraine Vyacheslav Abroskin alarm raised by the police in Vinnytsia, Zhytomyr and Khmelnytsky regions. To coordinate the activities of all police units on the scene, sent the Deputy head of the national police Alexander Fatsevich. With him in the Vinnytsia region left the staff of national police,” – said in the Department of communication of the national police of Ukraine.
Ukrainian center for planning of use of airspace of Ukraine and regulation of air traffic (Ukraerocenter) has closed the airspace in a radius of 50 kilometers from the epicenter of the fire in military warehouses near Vinnitsa, Deputy Minister of infrastructure of Ukraine Yuriy Lavrenyuk.
“About an hour ago I received the initial information from the crew of the aircraft of “Belavia”, which followed the route Larnaca-Minsk, the explosions, 22 km North from the town of Vinnitsa – urban village Kalinovka of Vinnytsia region. Found that burning military warehouses with ammunition. Now MEW is awaiting clarification from the General staff of the armed forces and air force of Ukraine in the area of restrictions on aircraft operations. Separately a solution of Ukraerocentre closed airspace in a radius of 50 km from the zone of ignition from the surface to unlimited altitude,” he wrote on Facebook.
According to Lavrenyuk, regional branch “South-West railway” of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia”, the stretch of Pine – Kalinovka days-3 Zhmerynka closed to traffic doubles and the odd direction of stretch.
The issue of sending fire trains of “Ukrzaliznytsya” and the demining group GST to the emergency site.
“The situation which has developed, within its competence, is under constant control of the leadership of the IMU”, – concluded the Deputy Minister of infrastructure.