Ammo depot near Russia’s Belgorod is on fire

27 April, 12:25 PM
The warehouse is burning near the village of Staraya Nelidovka, Belgorod region of the Russian Federation (Photo:twitter.com/dedzaebal/)

The warehouse is burning near the village of Staraya Nelidovka, Belgorod region of the Russian Federation (Photo:twitter.com/dedzaebal/)

After a series of four explosions at an ammunition depot near Staraya Nelidovka, in Russia’s Belgorod oblast, the facility is on fire, regional governor Vyacheslav Gudkov said in a Telegram post on April 27.

“Just spoke with the head of the Golovino village, Denis Zolotukhin; It appears that an ammo depot is on fire near Staraya Nelidovka,” said Gudkov.

According to the governor, the incident has no civilian casualties and didn’t damage any residential buildings.

A video of what appears to be the fire in question has emerged online.

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Earlier, Russian media reported a series of explosions at another ammunition stockpile in Irmino, near Luhansk, which is under Russian occupation since 2014.

On March 29, a fuel depot caught fire outside the city of Belgorod, following what the Russian authorities claimed was a Ukrainian attack. The Ukrainian government has denied all claims of its involvement on fires and explosions around military infrastructure in Russian territory.

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