Explosion in Turkestan rgn: President instructed to ensure residents’ safety
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President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to ensure the residents’ safety and find out the causes of explosions in the military unit in Turkestan region, which he announced on in his Twitter post, Kazpravda.kz reports.
"I instructed the ministers of defense, interior and akim of Turkestan region to urgently take measures to eliminate consequences of ammunition explosions at military unit warehouse in Arys. It is necessary to ensure residents’ safety and find out causes of explosions," Tokayev wrote.
Explosion was earlier reported in a military unit in Arys, Turkestan region.
The Emergency Situations Department of Turkestan region says that fire safety and evacuation work are being carried out. Information about possible victims is being checked.