Explosions in Russia’s Belgorod, governor reports fire at oil depot near city
Fire at an oil depot near Belgorod (Photo:Vladislav Gladkov, governor of the Belgorod region of Russia/Telegram)
Explosions were heard again in the Russian city of Belgorod, close to the Ukrainian border, and an oil depot caught fire, the governor of the Belgorod region of Russia, Vladislav Gladkov, reported on Telegram on Oct 15.
“We have another shelling,” he wrote. “One of the shells hit the oil depot in the Belgorod region. I am at the scene. The Ministry of Emergency Situations is already fighting the fire. There is no threat of the fire spreading. I will keep you posted.”
Local residents are also posting photos and videos on social media
The Ukrainian military command hasn’t commented on the report of shelling.
On Oct. 14, a fire broke out at the Luch thermal power plant in Belgorod after sounds of powerful explosions were heard over the city. After that, a local substation was caught fire. As a result of the explosion, some residents were left without electricity.
Meanwhile out of 10 Russian missiles launched from Russia’s Belgorod Oblast towards the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, all 10 exploded in the air, with debris from one accidentally hitting a thermal power plant in Belgorod.
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