WorldThe death toll in explosions in Kazakhstan reaches 15 people

The death toll in explosions in Kazakhstan reaches 15 people


The death toll from explosions at an ammunition depot in the Zhambyl region in southern Kazakhstan has reached 15 people.

The body of another victim was found at the site of the explosion, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan reported.

Earlier it was reported about 14 dead.

The department noted that among the dead there are employees of civil protection bodies.

The search for the missing person continues.

In Kazakhstan, on Sunday, there was a day of national mourning in connection with the explosions at an ammunition depot in the Zhambyl region.

The explosion took place in a military unit of the Zhambyl region in the south of Kazakhstan on August 26. The area of ​​the fire was almost 700 square meters. meters.

More than 500 tons of TNT were stored on the territory of military warehouses, about 1.2 thousand people were evacuated from the fire zone.

The Anadolu Agency’s website publishes in a shortened form . .(HAS).



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