The Ministry of Defense informed that several tanks burned down in Dnepropetrovsk region
According representatives of the military department, 5 fighting machines were damaged by fire in Krivoy Rog.
The tank T-64BV caught fire on March 20 at 5:30 p.m. According to the preliminary data, «electrical wiring caught fire because of its physical wear» while putting the machine in operation.
The crew made an attempt to extinguish the fire, but it only intensified and spread on the neighboring fighting machine, and after that on other three machines. There are no victims.
Representatives of the Military Service of Law and Order of Armed Forces of Ukraine and the Prosecutor’s Office for Control of Compliance with Laws in the Military Sphere work on the place of the incident. The internal investigation is assigned.