Residents Evacuated After Major Blast at Ukraine Ammunition Depot

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Dozens of people were evacuated after several huge explosions at an ammunition depot in Balakleya, Ukraine, early Thursday morning, March 23. The initial blast took place at about 3 am, but explosions continued through the morning.

The National Police said a 54-year-old woman was injured when shrapnel from one of the blasts struck her head. She was taken to a hospital for treatment. Credit: Artem Boronin via Storyful

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