On an explosion place in the 50-kilometer zone have closed the airspace
From Balakleya district of the Kharkiv region, where the night blew up warehouses with ammunition, evacuated about 20 thousand people.
This was at the briefing said the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak.
“He created a safety zone to prevent the defeat of the personnel and population. Take measures for evacuation of the personnel of military units and the population of 5-kilometer zone. Currently evacuated about 20 thousand people.
According to preliminary information, the victims among soldiers and civilians.
On an explosion place in the 50-kilometer zone has closed its airspace to all aircraft,” – said Poltorak.
On the night of March 23 in Balakleya in Kharkiv region military base exploded, Ukraine’s largest Arsenal of weapons. The military Prosecutor’s office, the main version of the incident was called a diversion.
Data on victims. Residents of nearby settlements evacuated.