Guilty should be responsible, Minister of Defence reminds names of those who have responded for previous explosions at ammo depots

2017-09-28 09:26:00 | ID: 34088

During a meeting of the Military Committee, Minister of Defence of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak informed, “This depot potentially can receive 140,000 tons. There were 83,000 tons (munitions)”. According to him, 68,000 tons were munitions ready for use, the rest were munitions components and metal.

“Currently, the fire has been localized, there is no fire propagation. There is smoke contamination and no open fire. There are no explosions”, the Minister said.

General Poltorak remarked that this situation was not the first one. He reminded names of those who were dismissed after previous emergencies.

The Minister of Defence also informed that in 2014 UAH 500,000 were allocated for depot in Kalynivka (Vinnytsia oblast, Central Ukraine) and this year the budget of this facility is UAH 25 million.