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At a military warehouse in Kazakhstan there is a threat of explosion. The territory from the air control drones. Meanwhile, the number of victims of the incident, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Kirill Kharlamov.
Two people were killed. Such data are announced, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin at the meeting of the government.
“Unfortunately, there are victims: one civilian and one soldier. I Express my sincere condolences to the family. Victims receive medical care,” said mom.
Help from doctors asked 165 people, 89 of them were hospitalized, including 18 children. Meanwhile, the interior Ministry said that the region remains a danger of explosions.
“At the present time in view of the expansion of the explosion difficult to extinguish the fire in the warehouses of the military unit. Therefore, the city was evacuated about 41 thousand citizens, 39 thousand have left on their own, 2 815 thousand people were evacuated,” – said the Minister of internal Affairs Yerlan Turgumbayev said.
The situation in the city is controlled personally by the President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The day before he arrived in Turkestan region, where he met with residents of Arys.
“The city will rebuild, everything will be fine, be patient. This is an emergency, a disaster. Sometimes these things happen. The government will provide you with the tools, help, do not worry”, – said Tokayev.
The tragedy in the South of Kazakhstan are not indifferent to people in other areas of the country. Public movement “I am citizen of Almaty” opened the collection points humanitarian assistance to the victims.
“Need water, food that does not spoil. The last thing we dropped – Corvalol, valokordin. We don’t collect”, – said the head of the public movement “I almatinets” Konstantin Avershin.
The cause of the explosion at the warehouse of the military unit in the city is not yet established. To know why ammunition detonated, investigators will be able only after continued put out a fire there.
By this time the fire was extinguished two of the three military depots in Arys, reports “Interfax” with reference to the defense Ministry of Kazakhstan.