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In the basement of an apartment house were boxes of ammunition

December 9 2008

In Petrozavodsk, in the basement of an apartment house while extinguishing the fire firefighters found several boxes of grenades and ammunition.

The fire occurred on Monday at half past six in the evening in a room closet, which was located in the basement of an apartment house on the street Baltic. When firefighters coped with the fire they found on the shelves of the pantry a few boxes of ammunition during the Second World War, and grenades.

From the house to evacuate 20 residents at the scene were summoned experts from the de-mining teams Karelian republican rescue service. They found that all the bullets pierced shells, and grenades were dummies, so the ammunition does not pose a risk.

Burnt-out pantry at night, was left under the protection of police. On Tuesday, engineers continue to survey finds. The owner installed a warehouse, they found a tenant of the same house. Law enforcement authorities are finding out how he turned out to be ammunition, reports RIA Novosti .

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