Balakliya blast: Explosions may go on entire week (WITNESS VIDEO)

Balakliya blast: Explosions may go on entire week (WITNESS VIDEO)The intensity of blasts went down on the arms arsenal in Balakliya. It is now possible to get ready to fire localising.

This is reported by 112 UA TV Channel quoting the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

The blasts activity now allows evaluating the scale of the accident. "According to the representative of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine the blasts activity decreased by 18:00 on Thursday, which allows us to estimate the scale of the accident and start localising it," reads the message.

More than 100 military men continue patrolling the city and the nearby villages. Another 300 officers from the Kharkiv National Air Forces University were involved in improving the work of coordinative staff.

As reported earlier, the fire on the military arsenal in the city of Balakliya started at about 3 a.m. early on Thursday. The ammunition began detonating very quickly. The rescue workers say that the blasts are happening on the technical territory of the arsenal, but the one off sprays is happening as well.

Read also: Ukraine asks NATO for assistance in de-mining of exploded Balakliya arms depot

The biggest arsenal in the country is situated in Balakliya, it is called the 65th arsenal. Its passport capacity is 150 thousand tonnes, however, mass media have repeatedly stated that the arsenal is overpacked.
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