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 Lutsenko on Kalynivka explosions: This was sabotage act, made possible through neglect of duty

In the upcoming days, law enforces will serve indictments to officials who might have been involved in the neglect of duty that led to the sabotage act at the ammunition depot in Kalynivka.

This was announced by Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine.

"Regarding the explosions at Kalynivka ammunition depots. The investigation is working actively despite some single explosions there. Yesterday, a group of military prosecutors and representatives of the Kyiv Forensic Institute reported to me with the details of their examination upon returning from the scene.

"We do have some information, but it cannot be made public due to investigation interests. I keep insisting it was a sabotage act that was made possible through the neglect of duty by officials authorized to provide for security of the facility. As of today, we have found that the [security] regime was violated regularly with knowledge and even by order of the director of the depot.

"In the upcoming days, we will conduct procedural activities and serve indictments to officials who might have been involved in the neglect of duty that led to the sabotage act," Lutsenko said.

See more: Single explosions continue at Kalynivka depot, more than 110 explosives seized by field engineers, - State Emergency Service. PHOTOS

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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