Latest Weapons storage News

Berlin forest fire contained but ammo depot still a problem

Aug. 05, 2022 08:13 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A fire accompanied by explosions at a police ammunition depot in a Berlin forest was contained and large parts of it were extinguished Friday, but officials said they were determining whether the ammunition stored at the facility needed to be stabilized and cooled down. ...

Ukraine seeks to retake the south, tying down Russian forces

Aug. 01, 2022 02:32 AM EDT

Even as Moscow's war machine crawls across Ukraine's east, trying to achieve the Kremlin's goal of securing full control over the country's industrial heartland, Ukrainian forces are scaling up attacks to reclaim territory in the Russian-occupied south. The Ukrainians have used...

Israeli army says Hamas is rebuilding capabilities in Gaza

Jul. 27, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

EREZ MILITARY BASE, Israel (AP) — The Israeli army said on Wednesday that Hamas has rebuilt some of the capabilities that were damaged during last year's Gaza war, including three new tunnels and a series of weapons manufacturing and storage sites. The army published aerial imagery...

Florida will include gun safety tips with weapons licenses

Jul. 27, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will begin adding gun storage safety tips when it mails concealed weapons licenses to its residents, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said at a news conference Wednesday. It will encourage people to keep their guns locked, unloaded and stored in...

Ukraine: Russian attacks kill 10; US condemns deportations

Jul. 13, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missile strikes in Ukraine's southern city of Mykolaiv killed at least five people, Ukrainian authorities said Wednesday, part of a series of artillery and missile barrages across the country in the past day that left at least 10 dead and dozens wounded in eastern and...

Ukraine reports striking Russian ammunition depot in south

Jul. 12, 2022 21:49 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian military on Tuesday reported destroying a Russian ammunition depot in southern Ukraine, resulting in a massive explosion captured on social media, while rescuers said the death toll from a weekend Russian strike in the country's east grew to 45. ...

Putin expands fast-track Russian citizenship to all Ukraine

Jul. 11, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — As Russian missiles struck a key Ukrainian city, Russian President Vladimir Putin expanded a fast-track procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship to all Ukrainians on Monday, another effort to strengthen Moscow's influence over war-torn Ukraine. Until...

Work begins on last chemical weapons stockpile in Kentucky

Jul. 07, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Work has begun on eliminating the last chemical weapons stockpile stored at an Army depot in Kentucky. The Blue Grass Army Depot's stockpile of decades-old M55 rockets containing GB nerve agent makes up about half of the 523 tons of weapons that were originally...

Yemen officials: Explosion at arms depot kills 6 people

Jul. 05, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An explosion at an arms depot in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan on Tuesday killed six people and wounded 32, medical officials said. The cause of the early morning blast that ripped through a warehouse located at a popular market in the town of Lawdar,...

Syria suspends Damascus airport flights after Israel strike

Jun. 10, 2022 07:27 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria has suspended all flights to and from Damascus International Airport after an Israeli airstrike on Friday hit an area close to the facility, a pro-government newspaper reported. Al-Watan said the strike left the runway damaged, without giving further...