As of now, more than 4,800 shelters across Ukraine have been checked.
This was reported by the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ihor Klymenko, the communications department of the National Police informs.
"252 civil defense facilities were closed, 893 were unusable. All violations were recorded. The compiled acts were handed over to the responsible bodies to eliminate the deficiencies," he said.
Klymenko also reported that more than 5,300 rescuers, policemen and representatives of local executive authorities are conducting audits of bomb shelters on the territory of Ukraine. Such checks will continue in the future.
As reported, on the night of June 1, 2023, three people, including a 9-year-old child, died in the capital during a rocket attack by the Russian invaders. Residents tried to get to the shelter of the polyclinic in Desnyan district, but the door was closed.
One of the local residents said that he woke up the guard in the shelter after the explosion - according to him, he had signs of intoxication.
The Kyiv police have started criminal proceedings on the fact that access to the shelter was closed during the air raid alert. The prosecutor's office said that investigations are ongoing at the polyclinic, where the shelter was not opened. And the guard of the polyclinic was taken to be examined for possible intoxication.
Subsequently, the Kyiv authorities announced that shelters in the capital would be permanently open.