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Fire in a Russian oil storage facility: the state agency speaks of a 4,000 square meter fire

2022-11-30T09:39:47.127Z

Fire in a Russian oil storage facility: the state agency speaks of a 4,000 square meter fire Created: 2022-11-30Updated: 2022-11-30 10:31 am By: Franziska Schwarz A recording of the oil storage fire in Belgorod published by the Russian broadcaster Sputnik © Anton Vergun/Imago An oil depot in Russia is on fire. The incident caused speculation against the background of the Ukraine war. News tick



Fire in a Russian oil storage facility: the state agency speaks of a 4,000 square meter fire

Created: 2022-11-30Updated: 2022-11-30 10:31 am

By: Franziska Schwarz

A recording of the oil storage fire in Belgorod published by the Russian broadcaster Sputnik © Anton Vergun/Imago

An oil depot in Russia is on fire.

The incident caused speculation against the background of the Ukraine war.

News ticker on the military situation.

  • Oil storage

    in Russia

    is on fire

    : the cause of the fire is still unclear

  • Oil storage

    in

    Russia

    on fire: Photos should show the extent

  • Allegations

    in the

    Ukraine war

    : Moscow accused Kiev of a fire in Belgorod

  • This 

    news ticker on the military situation in the Ukraine war

     is constantly updated.

Briansk/Kyiv - The Russian side first reported attacks in its Kursk Oblast: The attacks on the Russian power supply led to temporary failures on Wednesday night (November 30), it was said.

The region is close to the Ukrainian border.

The information could not be checked independently, but a similar report followed immediately from another Russian border region.

Fire in a Russian oil storage facility: the state agency speaks of a 4,000 square meter fire

A fire broke out in a Russian oil storage facility in the Surashsky region (Briansk region), Governor Alexander Bogomas announced on the Internet.

Rescue workers and the fire brigade are on site.

He did not provide any information about the cause of the fire.

There are no reports of victims.

According to the governor, an area of ​​1800 square meters was affected by the fire.

More than 80 people were involved in putting out the fire.

The Russian news agency Tass later reported that the fire had now spread to an area of ​​4,000 square meters.

Oil storage in Russia on fire: Photos should show the extent

Recordings of the reports circulated online, for example from the

Daily Mail.

The British tabloid emphasized that - unnamed - observers suspect targeted attacks on supply systems for the military under Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin.

Allegations in the Ukraine war: Moscow accused Kyiv of a fire in Belgorod

In October, Russia announced that an oil storage facility in Belgorod on the border with Ukraine had caught fire after being bombed by Ukrainian forces.

Russia had previously complained of increasing artillery and rocket fire in the area bordering Ukraine.

(AFP/frs)

Source: merkur

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