Russian Defense Ministry: Fire and explosion at an ammunition depot in Crimea

Moscow, SANA- Russian Defense Ministry announced that an explosion occurred this morning at a temporary storage site for ammunition in a military unit near the town Maiskoye, in north of Crimea.

The ministry said in a statement quoted by RT website that as a result of a fire in the military unit, the ammunition stored at the site exploded, without causing serious injuries.

In a later statement, the ministry added that the fire that broke out has been brought under control, while investigations into its causes have started.

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