Secretary of Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the burning oil depot near Kiev was under investigation, and the real volume of petroleum products unknown.
The fire at the oil depot "BRSM-oil" in the village Cracki Kiev region erupted on the evening of the first day of the week. It was claimed that as a result of fire 1 citizen died, 14 were damaged. On Tuesday morning, rescuers said about the explosion. As stated before the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, the fire alarmed the national guard. It was explained that in the area of fire is another oil base KLO. Filed 2 criminal cases.
"according to the data, which is from a specialist fire fighting, there were about 14 thousand tons of oil products. This database was under investigation, and the real volume of oil products will be known after extinguishing the fire ", - transfers words of Turchynov.
He also said that " in 50 meters from the epicenter of the fire is a military unit that has combat stocks."