One civilian killed by explosions in Svatove, - local authorities

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One person received lethal injury as a result of explosions in Svatove.

Luhansk military and civilian administration Deputy Head Yurii Klymenko told 112 Ukraine TV channel, Censor.NET reports.

The victim was an employee of the store impacted by a projectile.

"The fire broke out at the ammunition depot approximately at 7:30 p.m. The fire area is approximately 9,000 square meters, and is within the limits of Svatove city. There is more than 3,500 tons of ammunition in the depot. The explosions impede firefighting. Fragments of shells and projectiles itself explode near the city and within its limits. One store has been impacted. Unfortunately, one employee of the local store has been killed. There are no other details on victims. The fireground command and control сenter has been established. The measures are being taken to eliminate the mentioned emergency," Klymenko said.

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