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Druzhba explosion: Russian oil depot engulfed in flames – Kremlin claims Ukraine attack | World | News

Large fires have been reported to be raging all through the realm with some stories indicating it could possibly be a potential Ukrainian attack on an oil pipeline transporting oil from Russia to Europe by way of Ukraine and Belarus. Journalist Alexander Bunin revealed two gasoline tanks are engulfed in flames after “several explosions” happened, however no official info has been launched to date.

He informed his Twitter followers: “On the outskirts of Bryansk, two fuel tanks are burning in a military unit on Moskovsky Prospekt and an oil refinery at Snezhetsky Val. “No official information yet.

“There were two explosions near the Selmash plant in Bryansk. Now the flame.

“Several explosions were heard in Bryansk.”

Meanwhile impartial Ukrainian media outlet Euromaidan Press introduced the explosions and reported it could be a part of the Druzhba pipeline which transfers oil from Russia to Europe.

They revealed: “Explosions were reported from Russian Briansk.

“Russian media wrote that oil depot Druzhba has exploded. It can be part of the Druzhba pipeline that is bringing oil from Russia to Europe through Ukraine and Belarus. There weren’t official comments yet.”

Bryansk is situated round 286 miles southwest of Moscow and 295 miles from the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

The metropolis is the executive centre of the Bryansk area which borders Ukraine.

The Emergency Services Ministry has confirmed that an oil storage facility has been hit, Russian information businesses have said, in line with The Financial Post.

Activist Igor Sushko took to Twitter to announce the information.

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