Fuel storage blaze rages for days after reported Ukrainian drone raid in Russia’s Bryansk Oblast

Fire at the oil depot in Klintsy
Fire at the oil depot in Klintsy

A fire at an oil depot in Klintsy, Bryansk Oblast, which occurred after a drone attack on Jan. 19, was extinguished only on the second day, after midnight on Jan. 21, the Russian Telegram news channel Astra reported.

Four fuel tanks, with a total weight of more than 3,100 tons, caught fire during the attack.

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The oil depot reportedly belongs to petroleum refineries company, Rosneft.

There were no victims as a result of the fire, but 30 locals who lived nearby had to be evacuated.

The governor of Bryansk Oblast, Aleksandr Bogomaz, claimed on Jan. 19 that the oil depot in Klintsy was attacked by a "Ukrainian drone."

Read also: Russian Defense Ministry claims to down five drones over Bryansk Oblast, Crimea

During the neutralization of the UAV, "ammunition was dropped," after which a fire broke out.

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