As of morning March 24, the number of explosions in Balaklia has reduced.
The coordination group working at the scene has held a meeting in Balaklia. Deputy Minister of Defence of Ukraine Lt. Gen. Ihor Pavlovskyi, leaders of regional security services, representatives of local authorities etc. attended the event.
“The number of explosions has reduced. Aerial and ground reconnaissance was performed this morning. According to their results, we can state the localization phase has been completed and we start the phase of practical consequences recovery,” Lt. Gen. Ihor Pavlovskyi.
About 1,000 servicemen perform tasks in the region along with representatives of State Emergency Service and security services.
People living in the region were evacuated within the shortest possible period of time.
More than 100 servicemen of military police have been patrolling streets and adjacent villages since morning March 23.