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Since the beginning of the year, the Pyrotechnics of the SES of Ukraine seized and destroyed more than 31 thousand of explosive objects

Published: 03.07.2018, 09:37

Pyrotechnic divisions of the SES of Ukraine carry out daily inspections of the territory of the country, the detection, removal and destruction of explosive objects, both during the past wars and modern ammunition. Only during the past 24hrs, 60 trips were conducted, during which 237 munitions were found, including 2 aviation bombs. 

Often, explosive objects during the past wars find citizens. When they take care of their own safety, they immediately call specialists.

In particular, on July 2, four artillery shells during the Second World War were destroyed by a group of pyrotechnic works of the Emergency and Rescue Special-Purpose Unit of the Head Department of the SESU in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast. One shell was discovered by local residents in a forest area in the village of Klubivtsi, Tysmenytsky District, and the other four were in a forest area in the village of Vilshanytsia.

However, it happens that natural curiosity can be very harmful.

So, in Kharkov physicians save 16-year-old boy in whose hands ammunition was torn. The tragedy took place on 2 February in Konstantinovka, Donetsk region. According to law enforcement officers, the teen has brought an explosive object home and began to disassemble. As a result, traumatic amputation of the left hand, fractured wounds of the chest and eyes ...

Work is ongoing on humanitarian demining of the liberated territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

In particular, in Lugansk region, during July 2, the pyrotechnic units of the SES of Ukraine verified 1.7 ha of land, where 2 explosive objects were detected and seized.

On the same day in the Donetsk region, pyrotechnic units were surveyed for the presence of explosive objects of 5.73 hectares of territory, where 2 explosive objects were detected.

In general, since the beginning of the year, the SESU units seized and destroyed 31792 explosive items, including 407 air bombs.

Therefore, in order to prevent accidents among the population in the event of the detection of explosive objects, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine for again appeals to citizens to adhere to the rules of safe handling of explosive or unknown objects!


Categorically prohibited:

 touch a suspicious object or move it;;

Remember that in the case of detecting explosive objects, you must immediately report this to the number "101" or "102", and in no case try to identify and dispose of the found ammunition on its own

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