Missile and artillery weapons were stored in warehouses in Svatovo Luhansk region, where yesterday the fire started, said the notary of the General staff of the military might of Ukraine Vladislav Seleznev.
on Thursday evening in Kiev-controlled town of Svatovo of the Luhansk region started to explode ammunition warehouse of the military unit. The area of the fire amounted to about 9 thousand square meters. The security service of Ukraine opened a case under the criminal code. Interdepartmental Commission has determined that the fire started due to the start-up signal rockets from outside the warehouse.
"these warehouses stored the missile and artillery armament. This so-called intermediate base, which centred on a certain number of ammunition ", - he told on air ".
according to him, the weapons were kept as a reserve that could be applied if necessary on the 1st line of defense.
"It's or planned action, or a tragic accident. The Commission, which went to the area of the tragedy, should these circumstances to find out, " said Seleznev.