An explosion occurred at a Greek Air Force ammunition depot in the coastal city of Nea Anchialos, next to Volos, on the eastern coast of the country, which was ravaged by fire. The police and fire brigade are evacuating residents of the threatened areas, according to the state radio station. There are reports of injured people.
Greek state radio station ERT said it belonged to the air force Greece The munitions depot was closed in the coastal town of Nea Anchialos, about 12 kilometers south of Volos, on the east coast of the country, which was ravaged by fire. His staff was also evacuated.
The radio station also reported that the inhabitants of the surrounding villages panicked. More explosions were heard.
In a subsequent announcement, residents of Nea Anchialos were injured, who were injured by shattering window panes. The authorities appealed to the owners of nearby gas stations to close them immediately.
The region has been fighting forest fires for two days, the Reuters agency reminded.
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