As of 16.00 pm on Wednesday, the liquidation of fires in the depots of the sixth arsenal of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry in Ichnia district, Chernihiv region, was continuing, with pyrotechnic experts demining four settlements in the district, the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine has said, writes Interfax-Ukraine.

“To carry out work at the scene, 21 pyrotechnic squads totaling 110 persons and 40 pieces of equipment began work on demining four settlements, namely: Ichnia, Avhustivka village, Druzhba village, Hmyrianka village,” the service said. Pyrotechnic units responded to 54 reports of explosive objects found by the local population (432 explosive objects).

In total, more than 1,000 people and 216 units of equipment, including 260 people and 75 units of equipment and two An-32P aircraft from the State Emergency Service, were involved in rescue and other urgent work in the emergency area.

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