Contaminated area in Balaklia reduced to 150 meters – State Emergency Service

Special teams of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine have removed explosive devices from the territory of Balaklia and nine villages in the vicinity, the State Emergency Service reports.

"The territory of Balaklia and nine villages in the emergency zone was cleared from explosive devices by the explosive ordinance disposal teams of the State Emergency Situations Service. The contaminated area in and around Balaklia was reduced from 10 kilometers to 150 meters,” reads a report.

As reported, on March 23, at 2.45 a.m., a massive fire broke out at some sites of ammunition storage depot, located near the city of Balaklia, Kharkiv region, which triggered explosions.

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