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New powerful explosions rock ammo depot in Russia's Siberia

Baku, August 10, AZERTAC

Two new powerful explosions have occurred at the ammo depot near Achinsk, Krasnoyarsk Region in Russia’s Siberia, a source in the emergency services of the region told TASS.

"There were two powerful explosions. The town [where the military are stationed] saw windows partially smashed in, as well as in Kamenka village [near the depot]," the source said.

According to the preliminary data, ten people were injured in the explosions.

"Outpatient care has been provided to six people, four others have been taken to the hospital," medical sources told TASS.

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, one of the latest explosions occurred when a lightning hit an ammunition stack with damaged lightning protection.

The region’s governor said the explosions occurred during a bomb disposal operation.

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