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24 Jun 2019 | 08:28 AM UTC

Kazakhstan: Arys evacuated following explosions June 24

Kazakhstan News Alert

Authorities evacuate the city of Arys (Turkistan region) on June 24 following explosions at a military ammunition dump; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/24/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Almaty). COUNTRY/REGION Arys, Turkistan region

Event

Residents in the city of Arys (Turkistan region) were evacuated on the morning (local time) of Monday, June 24, following a series of explosions at a military ammunition dump. Emergency personnel have deployed into the area and the Ministry of Defense has asked people to leave the area as a precaution. According to initial reports, no one was injured in the blasts and an investigation into the incident is ongoing. Details are still emerging.

Advice

Individuals in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the blast, and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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