Ukraine targets Russian fuel depots in Mariupol

23 February, 12:30 AM
Occupied Mariupol, February 15, 2023 (Photo:REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenk)

Occupied Mariupol, February 15, 2023 (Photo:REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenk)

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed two Russian fuel supply depots in occupied Mariupol, Donetsk Oblast, city mayoral adviser Petro Andriushchenko said in a Telegram post on Feb. 22.

“We also confirm the elimination of two fuel depots at the bases of the occupiers in the Kalmiussky district (of Mariupol),” said Andriushchenko.

He added that these wouldn’t be the last explosions at Russian bases in the city.

Explosions in Mariupol were reported on the morning of Feb. 22. The mayor's office reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit enemy ammo dump next to the city port.

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According to Andriushchenko, the series of explosions was followed by Russians scrambling their jets.

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