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“According to latest reports, ten people staying on the territory of the ammunition depot died in the blasts and six other people are reported missing,” the source said.
The truck with people reportedly happened to be in the epicenter of a sudden ammunition blast
Two servicemen and eight local residents have been killed as a result of ammunition explosions and an ensuing fire in Karymskoye District of Zabaikalsky Krai (Trans-Baikal Territory). Among the victims was the commander of a military unit from Bolshaya Tura village, where the tragedy occurred, as well as four women.
After a fire and several blasts on the territory of a military unit in the village of Bolshaya Tura in Karymskoye district of Trans-Baikal Territory around 25 people sought medical aid. Nine people were taken to hospital with injuries and burns.Over 2,000 people, including more than 700 children were evacuated from three villages in the danger zone.
The fire at an engineering ammunition depot of the Eastern Military District in Trans-Baikal Territory had been put out. Russian Deputy Defense Minister General Dmitry Bulgakov, who heads the emergency headquarters at the incident site, said that all fires had been put out on the territory of a military unit, ammunition and fuel depots did not pose a threat to people.
“Quite many efforts were taken to protect fuel storage and an engineering ammunition depot from the fire,” he said, noting that “At the present moment all fires are put out there, neither an ammunition depot nor a fuel storage pose a threat to people.”
“We have already completed fire-fighting efforts,” he added.
Bulgakov noted that the weather had affected drastically developments in the fire situation on Tuesday. “Yesterday the winds reached no less than 25 meters per second. The fire was spreading on the tree crowns and on the upper part of the ammunition depot then,” the deputy defense minister said.