A fire in a warehouse of ammunition in Svatovo Luhansk region began with the launching of signal rockets from outside the warehouse, it follows from the conclusions of the interdepartmental Commission, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.
"As defined by the Commission, composed of senior leaders of the defense Ministry and the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine, About 19. 45 (20. 45 Moscow time) on 29 October, at the end of the start signal flares, got to the site from outside of the warehouse, within the military unit the fire started and the fire ", - reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine. On Thursday evening in Kiev-controlled town of Svatovo of the Luhansk region started to explode ammunition warehouse of the military unit. Only remained in stock for About 3, 5 thousand tons of ammunition for reactive systems of volley fire " Grad ", "Smerch" and " Uragan ". About 1. 00 GMT ammunition explosions intensified. The area of the fire amounted to About 9 thousand Square meters. Created by pyrotechnic fifteen mobile groups, on the spot 7. 00 working to eliminate the consequences. In the end, the fire lost his life 2 people, another eight were damaged. SBU has described the explosions As a terrorist act and opened a criminal case under the criminal code.