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The investigation opened a criminal case on the fact of explosions in Transbaikalia

As a result, emergency on Tuesday, ten people died, 11 suffered

The investigation opened a criminal case on the fact of explosions at an ammunition depot in the Karymsky district of the Trans-Baikal Territory. This was reported by the press service of the regional Investigation Department of the RF IC.

The criminal case was initiated under parts 2 and 3 of article 109 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation "Causing death by negligence due to improper performance by a person of his professional duties" and "Causing death by negligence to two or more persons". "The case was opened against unidentified persons," said a spokeswoman for Shishkina's press service.

According to her, the criminal case is under special control, it is handled by the first department of the Investigative Committee of the Investigations Committee on the Trans-Baikal Territory, investigators work at the scene of the incident.

According to the press service of the regional government, as a result of fire and explosions of ammunition at a military warehouse, according to the latest data, ten people died, 11 - injured of varying degrees of severity. The press service added that this information will be clarified.

The governor of the Trans-Baikal Territory, Konstantin Ilkovsky, is at the scene of the emergency, operational groups are working. In the regional Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, an operational headquarters for the elimination of an emergency situation has been created. In the fight against the fire, the forces and means of the fire service of the Trans-Baikal Territory, fire departments of the Ministry of Defense, employees of the FSB, disaster medicine, police, and Russian Railways are involved. Four aircraft, 759 people and 191 units of equipment were involved.

Recall that on Tuesday around 16: 40 Moscow time in the Karymsky district of Transbaikalia a forest fire spread to the warehouse of engineering ammunition, after which 20 explosions thundered.

District Prosecutor Denis Kurochkin noted that there was a 60-meter security strip around the burnt warehouse. It was organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense. The safety zone included a mineralized strip and a fault strip. "Not only was there no forest, the military plowed the strip additionally to avoid a fire," the prosecutor said. But all the measures taken could not contain the flames raised by the intensified wind.

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