The head of SBU explained why the saboteurs used a drone in Balakleya

In Ukraine there are difficulties with the detection of aircraft. This was announced today by the head of the SBU Vasily Gritsak, commenting on the explosion in balakliia.

“Not every drone can see the locking system on the aircraft in our skies. If the aircraft can 35-40 km to smuggle explosives, there are many ways to prevent it?”, – recognized Hrytsak.

According to him, the Ukrainian military lacks the technical means to control the situation in the sky.

We will remind, in the night of Thursday there were explosions at munitions depots, located not far from the city of Balakleya of Kharkov region, lit up the military base. The first information about the incident arrived about 3 o’clock in the morning. Explosions in warehouses continue in the morning of March 23.

From the area Blakley already evacuated 20 thousand people.

Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak earlier said that according to available preliminary findings of the cause of the fire and explosions of ammunition in warehouses was a diversion. “One theory is that it is a diversion. In particular, the dropping of the explosive device with UAVs,” said Poltorak. Later , SBU qualified state of emergency in Balakleya as a diversion.

The entrance to the city closed, passenger railway communication is also stopped. The explosion closed the airspace in the 40-kilometer zone for all aircraft.

At 13:00 see the special edition of “Today” on TV channel “Ukraine” on the state of emergency in balakliia.