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  • Information updates, situation at the 6th Arsenal (ammo depot in Chernihiv regiom) as of 10.30 a.m.
    Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, posted 11 October 2018 11:24

    As Head of Communications and Press Office of the  Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Col. Oleksiy Chernobai reports from the  scene, as of 10.30 a.m. there is no fire on technical territory of the  ammo depot. Meanwhile, there are single explosions at two sites.  Smokiness has been reduced.

    The emergency response group led by senior  leaders of Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Ukraine is working  at the ammo depot.

    All activities are organized in cooperation with  Security Service of Ukraine, State Emergency Service of Ukraine,  National Police, local headquarters of territorial defence.

    The special equipment used to bring the emergency  under control is nine fire-fighting tanks and three engineer vehicles,  two fire-fighting aircrafts and nine fire-fighting vehicles.  On October 10, aviation completed 21 drops of water. Aerial  reconnaissance is conducted on the scene.

    As of 10.30 a.m., October 11, aviation has completed 9 drops of water.

    Ten EOD teams are working on the scene. They have already executed surface cleaning of 70 percent of administrative territory.

    21 EOD teams of the State Emergency Service  of Ukraine are working in settlements around the depot; patrols of the  Military Law Enforcement Service provide support to local population.

    Since October 10, special teams responsible for military unit infrastructure restoration have been working on the scene.