Emergency response in Arys is in full swing
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Emergency response in Arys is in full swing. The press service of the Turkestan region governor reported this with reference to the operational headquarters, Kazpravda.kz reports.
According to the operational headquarters for emergency response, at 11 o'clock on June 25 in the territory of the military unit #44859, there are still glow nests there. The territory of the military unit is 2700 hectares, it has 89 ammunition storage facilities, and the storage area is over 150 thousand square meters.
The fires in the residential area of Arys are extinguished by the regional DES. 363 personnel and 40 units of equipment were involved in liquidation of the emergencies.
At present, vigilant monitoring of the situation is under way. At the moment, the timetable for the Arys railway station is temporarily suspended in various directions. 2649 passengers who stayed at the railway station were provided with hot food, water and transport, organized by the regional administration; they were transported to a safe area.
17 freight trains stop at nearby stations in safe areas.
To assist the victims, an account “Turkestan” Corporate Social Development Fund has been opened at the oblast akimat.
Details of the Corporate Social Development Fund "Turkistan" are: Turkestan region, Turkestan, Kyzylorda highway, building 34 A, Postal code 161200, BIN 100440016000, branch of ForteBank JSC in Turkestan IIC KZ7196528F0007014540 BIK IRTYKZKA. Anyone can transfer money to the specified account.
Across the country, humanitarian aid is being collected for centralized collection and redistribution in Shymkent. Address of the point is; Shymkent, Abay district, md. Yntymak, building 592/3, block №7. This is our warehouse (Contact person Nursain 8 705 888 -78-28).
Recall that June 24, at 09.20 the fire service received a message about the fire at the warehouse of military unit No. 44856 in Arys. Under the leadership of the oblast governor Umirzak Shukeyev, a task force was created, which conducts relevant work in the town.
The President instructed the ministers of defense, internal affairs and the Turkestan region governor to urgently take measures to eliminate the consequences of the explosions, as well as to ensure the safety of residents and find out the causes of the incident.
In the Emergency Situations Department of the Turkestan region, they noted that fire and evacuation work was being carried out.
Information on the victims has been established.
Kazakhstan Defense Ministry made an official statement regarding an explosion at a warehouse of a military unit in Arys, Turkestan region.
Police ensure safety and order in the town. The evacuated people are placed in several points in Shymkent.
The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, flew to Arys to study the situation after the emergency.
Later, Turkestan region governor Umirzak Shukeyev and Defense Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurlan Yermekbayev spoke in detail about the operational situation in the town.
The head of state met with the evacuated residents of Arys, inspected residential buildings and administrative facilities most affected by the explosions at the ammunition depot, and also instructed to take priority measures to ensure the operational accommodation of citizens who lost housing, and to provide comprehensive assistance to the injured, including medical.
Later it was reported that all missing children as a result of explosions in Arys were found and handed over to their parents.