Today’s shooting in Belgorod Russia, an oil warehouse fire occurs close to Belgorod – A projectile hit an oil depot, according to the governor of the Russian Federation’s Belgorod area.
Sources: Vyacheslav Gladkov, Governor of Belgorod Oblast, Russian Federation, on Telegram.
In Gladkov’s words: “We are under attack again. One of the shells hit an oil depot in the Belgorod region.
The Ministry of Disaster Management is already putting out the fire. “
Regional Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov released photos of the Belgorod fire.
On October 15, an oil depot in Russia’s Belgorod region on the border with Ukraine caught fire after being shelled, marking the third consecutive day of attacks on strategic targets in the region.
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“We were bombed again. One of the shells hit an oil depot in the Belgorod region,” regional governor Vyacheslav Gladkov told Telegram.
Gladkov posted a photo showing flames and black smoke billowing over a building near a power transmission tower.
Gladkau said later that the fire had been put out.
Local emergency services said the warehouse was located in the village of Razumnoye-71, near the city of Belgorod, TASS news agency reported. A tenth of the remaining diesel tanks were set on fire, TASS reported.
Gladkov also said that a customs checkpoint had been shelled for several days, where 14 shells fell on October 15, but no casualties were reported.
Belgorod and other Russian border regions have accused Ukraine of targeting targets, including power lines and fuel depots, since Moscow began its invasion of Ukraine in February. Last week, Russia complained of an increase in shelling and missile strikes on its territory bordering Ukraine.
A substation in the town of Belgorod across the border from Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine burned down during a strike in Ukraine on Oct. 14, leading to a power outage, Gladkov said. He posted pictures of the fire, which was not brought under control until late afternoon.
The day before, a rocket destroyed the top floor of an apartment building in the city, causing damage but no casualties and destroying an ammunition depot in the area.
Earlier this week, a strike in Ukraine shut down power to the city of Shebekino. A 74-year-old woman was killed and several others were injured.