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A fire ball is seen in the sky from the village Zaudaika, some 8 km from the epicenter of a serie of explosions at an ammunition depot in Ukraine’s northern Chernihiv region, north of Ukraine on October 9, 2018. Some 12,000 people were evacuated after ammunition stored at an arms depot in northern Ukraine began exploding early October 8 and set off a huge fire, authorities said. Emergency services said they had no information on any deaths or injuries in the incident at a defence ministry depot near the village of Druzhba, around 135 kilometres (84 miles) northeast of Kiev. / AFP PHOTO / Genya SAVILOV

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