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Ukrainian drone strike leads to explosion with fire at oil depot in Donetsk

Ukrainian drone strike led to explosion with fire at oil depot in Donetsk
Ukrainian drone struck a tank farm in the Kirovsky district of Donetsk. The explosion caused a fire at the oil storage, reported in the Ministry of Information of the DPR.

As First Deputy Minister Daniil Bezsonov said, 11 September at an oil depot in the Kirovsky district of Donetsk, an explosion thundered, followed by a fire in the oil storage. As a result of the fire, it was destroyed 1300 tons of oil, the fire itself was extinguished.

How installed, the Ukrainian drone struck the oil depot, who dropped an explosive device on an oil storage facility. The drone itself was destroyed by the explosion, its remains were found on the roof of an oil tank. The base personnel was evacuated upon detection of the drone..


Ukrainian UAVs were spotted over the oil depot in the morning, reconnaissance (…) Approximately in 12:30 Ukrainian UAV dropped an explosive device on an oil storage (…) UAV shot down by a blast wave, they fell side by side
– It said in a statement.

According to the JCCC, Ukrainian drones delivered two strikes on the oil depot with a difference of five hours. First in 7:30 explosive device, dropped from an APU drone, fell in 50 meters from the tank with fuels and lubricants, no harm done. The second incident occurred already in 12:30, an explosive device fell on the roof of an oil storage facility, which led to an explosion followed by a fire. Remains of two drones found at the site of the explosion. not excluded, that a kamikaze drone was used.

Kiev does not comment on the published data, Expressing, what over the past day “Russian occupation troops” repeatedly violated the ceasefire, which led to the death of two and the injury of nine servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. There are no violations by the Ukrainian military, asserted in the command of the JFO.

used photos:Ministry of Information of the DPR

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