Fire breaks out at oil refinery in Russia's Krasnodar Territory
On the night of Sunday, October 29, a fire broke out at the Afipsky oil refinery in Krasnodar Territory, Russia. It may have been caused by a drone strike
Ekho Kavkaza reported the information.
Local emergency services report that the fire is localized, with no one injured.
Eyewitnesses claim that the fire occurred around 03:20 am, and before that, an explosion was allegedly heard at the refinery.
The outlet reminds that the Afipsky and Ilya oil refineries in Krasnodar Territory have already been subjected to drone attacks in late May. In the first case, a fuel oil processing unit caught fire, while in the second case, a fire was avoided.
Later, Liga, citing its own sources, reported that the Afipsky oil refinery, which provided fuel to Russian troops, was attacked by two SSU (Security Service of Ukraine) drones. As a result of the special operation, several new installations of the refinery were damaged. Also, according to preliminary data, several oil tanks caught fire.
On the evening of Friday, October 20, a Russian military transport aircraft, the Il-76MD, caught fire while taking off from the Dushanbe military airfield.