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 No new explosions in Kalynivka as of 3 p.m., threat remains, - journalist

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As of 3 p.m. Sept. 27, the explosions in the ammunition depot in Kalynivka, the Vinnytsia region, have stopped.

Censor.NET Chief Editor Yurii Butusov wrote on Facebook.

"It's a good sign, although a threat of new detonations persists. Now nothing prevents from conducting a more detailed examination of the depot and surrounding villages to find the casualties and estimate the damages," Butusov wrote.

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The arsenal is located in a densely populated area close to Vinnytsia suburb, and the consequences could have been catastrophic, the journalist wrote.

No fatal casualties have been reported so far.

"Now we need to estimate how big our financial losses and damage are," Butusov wrote.

Watch more: Powerful explosion at ammunition depot in Kalynivka. VIDEO

As reported, on Sept. 26 at around 10 p.m., State Emergency Service was reported of ammunition explosions in the military depot of the Defense Ministry in Kalynivka village. A Censor.NET source said that the explosions were heard in the village, and ammo was seen flying over the depot. The Kalynivka depot is more than 1,000 ha and packed with ammunition of various types.

As of 10 a.m. Sept. 27, more than 30,000 people have been evacuated. For that purpose, 50 buses, 10 ambulances, and Emergency Service psychologists were involved. Two people were traumatized and taken to hospitals.


 
 
 
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