In Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, half of the tested bomb shelters are not operational – either they are not ready for use or it was impossible to open them, reports “Unian”.
Oleksandr Kamyshin, Minister of Strategic Industry of Ukraine, shared this information on the social network Telegram.
According to him, the commission has so far verified 1,078 hiding places, of which 597 or 55%. works, 359 or 33 percent. not ready to use, and 122 or 11 percent. failed to open.
Civil protection facilities were inspected after June 1. two women and a child were killed in a Russian missile attack because they could not enter a locked hiding place. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy ordered the Minister of Strategic Industry to carry out a verification of hiding places in Kyiv and the Minister of the Interior to carry out a nationwide verification.
Within 10 days, it is planned to check the hiding places in ten micro-districts of the capital. It is estimated that 2.8 million people can find refuge in civil protection facilities in Kyiv. population.
Source: The Delfi