The explosion at the warehouse began after fire / photo courtesy of SES

Among the versions of the fire and subsequent explosions at an ammunition depot in Balakleya in Kharkiv region is considered negligence.

As UNIAN correspondent, about this at the briefing said the chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios.

He also stressed that the main version is a diversion.

As said Matios, according to the results of the first interviews, before the warehouse fire was heard the roar of the drone, then the bombings began.

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“Interrogations of people daily outfit, which managed at this time procedure to interrogate, before the explosion was observed drone aircraft similar to the flight of the UAV, and then in two places, one of the sites of the blasts occurred,” said chief military Prosecutor.

According to Matios, currently carried out the evacuation of personnel of the military unit and evacuation of inhabitants of nearby settlements.

As UNIAN reported earlier, at night on March 23 as a result of the fire at the warehouse of the Ministry of defense in Balakleya began to explode ammunition. According to preliminary information, the victims among soldiers and civilians there. SBU has described the explosions as a diversion.

Evacuated almost 20 thousand inhabitants of nearby settlements. “UkSATSE” temporarily closed the airspace for flights in radius of 40 km. the Movement of passenger transport on the railway station balakliia suspended and is organized by the backup scheme.

Explosions at an ammunition depot in Balakleya
Photo courtesy of SES

Explosions at an ammunition depot in Balakleya

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