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Near Russian Belgorod, unknown helicopters struck at oil depot

Fire at an oil depot in Belgorod

Fire at an oil depot in Belgorod

Today, April 1, there was a massive fire at the oil depot in Belgorod. All emergency services rushed to the scene, measures to extinguish the fire are being taken, the governor of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov reported at about 6 am.

According to the governor, two people were injured, their lives are not in danger.

Recall that a few days ago an ammunition depot exploded near Belgorod.

Fuel tanks are on fire at the oil depot. The fire was rated an increased level of complexity, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation reported at about 8:00.

The governor reported residents of nearby streets were evacuating.

"The fire at the oil depot occurred as a result of an air strike from two helicopters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine that entered the territory of Russia at a low altitude. There are no casualties," Gladkov said.

Videos were posted on social media showing a pair of Mi-24 helicopters of unknown origin passing at low altitude over Belgorod, and how the helicopters strike an oil depot with unguided missiles.

According to the latest data, 200 emergency workers and 50 units of equipment are working at the scene of the fire. A fire-fighting train is involved to pump water into fire trucks. 8 tanks with fuel are on fire, there is a threat of fire spreading to another 16 tanks.

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