Powerful explosions at a military depot in Siberia left 12 injured and one missing. More than 16000 people were also forced to leave their homes.
MojNews-Powerful explosions at a military depot in Siberia have injured 12 people and left one missing, and forced over 16,500 people to leave their homes, officials said Tuesday.
Russia’s Defense Ministry said the explosions ended early Tuesday and 10 heavy-lift transport planes and 8 helicopters began dropping water on the depot.
The Emergencies Ministry said that 9,533 people have been evacuated from the area 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) from the depot and about 7,000 fled on their own as massive explosions sent plumes of black smoke high into the skies.