UN calls Russia’s drone factory in Tatarstan ‘civilian infrastructure’ while condemning UA attack

The UAV was a few seconds before hitting the Shahed assembly plant in Tatarstan
The UAV was a few seconds before hitting the Shahed assembly plant in Tatarstan

United Nations Secretary General spokesperson, Stéphane Dujarric, condemned the Ukrainian drone attack on a drone manufacturing enterprise in Russia’s Tatarstan Republic, labeling it "civilian infrastructure" in a briefing.

The UN opposes "attacks on civilian infrastructure", he replied when asked if the UN would comment on the drone attack on Tatarstan.

Read also: Drones attack an oil refinery in Russia’s Tatarstan — video

"We stand against and call for a halt to all attacks on civilian infrastructure," he said.

Drone attacks in Tatarstan

NV sources reported drones striking the Shahed kamikaze drone assembly plant. The attack by Ukrainian military intelligence (HUR) led to substantial damage to the facility’s production, the source said.

Read also: Drone attacks TANECO oil refinery in Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan, 1100 km from Ukrainian border – Russian media

Two drones attacked oil refineries in Yelabuga and Nizhnekamsk, located more than a thousand kilometers from Ukrainian-controlled territory, on the morning of April 2.

Six people were injured in the attack on Nizhnekamsk, which "did not cause serious damage," local officials claimed.

A Ukrainian long-range drone hit the Crude Unit - primary processing unit at the TANECO oil refinery complex in Nizhnekamsk, resulting in a fire.

This was a joint operation of the Ukraine’s SBU Security Service and HUR, NV reported, citing its sources.

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