The head of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that a fire in warehouses of ammunition in Svatovo of Lugansk region resulted in " enemy action ".
"The fire in Svatovo brought the actions of the enemy ", ? RIA "news" the letter of TV channel "112 Ukraine" referring to the message of the Minister, made in Kiev on the last working day of the week. On Thursday evening in Svatovo, controlled Kiev, began to explode ammunition warehouse of the military unit. Throughout the night there detonated the ammunition on the morning of the explosions have died down, rescuers began To extinguish the fire. In the afternoon on the last working day of the week, firefighters had the fire under control within a warehouse. According to the summary data, 2 people died, from 4 to eight damaged, the data is still to be determined. SBU has described the explosions as a terrorist act. According to the Lugansk leader George tuks, the fire occurred due to the fact that the warehouse was shot with two rocket launchers. The warehouse stored about 3, 5 thousand tons of ammunition, the area of the fire only within the military facility is about 9 thousand Square meters. In G. damaged houses, people evacuated.