The number of received damage as a result of explosions at a munitions depot in Svatovo Luhansk region of Ukraine increased to 54 people, said the press service of the Luhansk civil-military administration.
"according to Trinity regional public administration, the territory was admitted 54 people who received damage as a result of the explosion of the Arsenal in Svatovo. 40 of them placed in a therapeutic, infectious and children's departments Trinity Dura, 14 – at Holy Trinity regional boarding school for aged and invalids ", – it is reported in the report of the Luhansk civil-military administration on the page in Facebook.
before the last working day of the week 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 ". 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. 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.