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05 Aug 2019 | 12:13 PM UTC

Russia: Military warehouse explosion prompts evacuations in Krasnoyarsk Krai region August 5

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Evacuation orders issued following explosion at military warehouse in Krasnoyarsk Krai region August 5; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/4/2019, 11:00 PM until 8/6/2019, 10:59 PM (Asia/Krasnoyarsk). COUNTRY/REGION Krasnoyarsk region

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Two explosions were reported at a military warehouse near Achinsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai) on the evening (local time) of Monday, August 5. Media reports indicate that authorities have issued evacuation orders for three localities near the warehouse, suspected to be a weapons storage facility. Two people have been reported injured.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the immediate and surrounding areas.  


Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and obey instructions issued by the local authorities.


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