Fire engines are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions at a depot in Russia’s Ryazan region on Wednesday. Photo: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan Region Press Service handout via AP Fire engines are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions at a depot in Russia’s Ryazan region on Wednesday. Photo: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan Region Press Service handout via AP
Fire engines are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions at a depot in Russia’s Ryazan region on Wednesday. Photo: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan Region Press Service handout via AP

Russia evacuates thousands as munitions explode in fire

  • More than 400 firefighters battle blaze in incident that left five injured
  • Wildfire prompted series of blasts at depot reportedly containing 75,000 tonnes of munitions

Topic |   Russia
Fire engines are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions at a depot in Russia’s Ryazan region on Wednesday. Photo: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan Region Press Service handout via AP Fire engines are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions at a depot in Russia’s Ryazan region on Wednesday. Photo: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan Region Press Service handout via AP
Fire engines are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions at a depot in Russia’s Ryazan region on Wednesday. Photo: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan Region Press Service handout via AP
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