Majilis deputies offered condolences to families of Zhambyl rgn explosion victims
Photo: RK Majilis press service
Majilis chairman Nurlan Nigmatulin offered condolences to the families of the victims of the explosions at the engineering ammunition depot in Zhambyl region, Kazpravda.kz refers to Majilis press service reporting.
“On behalf of all Majilis deputies and personally, I express my deep condolences to the families of those killed in the explosions and fire at the engineering ammunition depot of the regional command “ South” in Zhambyl region. We share the pain and bitterness of irreparable loss. We wish all the injured a speedy recovery,” Nurlan Nigmatulin said.
Earlier it was reported that on August 26 at about 19:00, a fire broke out near the ammunition depot of the military unit stationed in Bayzak district of Zhambyl region. The fire resulted in powerful explosions. Residents of nearby villages were evacuated. At the moment, 66 people are known to have been admitted to hospitals in Zhambyl region.
According to the latest data, 9 people died. The search is underway for two people.