People injured after fire hits warehouse in Ukraine ministry: minister
Updated 18:13, 19-Aug-2023

Some people were injured after a fire broke out in a warehouse on the territory of the State Research Expert Forensic Center under the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Ukraine, Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko said on Saturday. 

Earlier, local media reported that an explosion was heard in Kyiv.

Klymenko said there are injured employees of the expert service, without specifying the number. 

He said a detonation happened when the experts of the research center were conducting an examination of explosive objects, citing preliminary information.

"Investigators and criminalists of the National Police are working at the scene," he added. 

The fire was extinguished. 

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