Russia claims UAV attack on oil depot in Luhansk: fire broke out
On the night of Monday, December 4, explosions were heard in the temporarily occupied Luhansk. The Russian-appointed authorities claimed that an oil depot in the city was allegedly attacked by Ukrainian drones. As a result, one of the tanks caught fire
Local propaganda Telegram channels reported this.
Luhansk residents on the social network claimed to have heard about five explosions between 10:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
In the comments under the respective posts, locals also reported that "it is burning on Lutuhynska Street near the gas station, in front of the crossing." According to Google Maps, this is where the oil depot is located in Luhansk.
A video was also posted online showing the sound of a drone flying and then an explosion. Other footage shows that a fire broke out after the explosion.
At the same time, the military commandant's office told the Russian news agency RIA Novosti that the oil depot in Luhansk was allegedly attacked by the Ukrainian armed forces using a drone.
According to propagandists, the drones carried out at least two strikes, causing the tank to catch fire.
In September, Russia also reported a drone attack on an oil depot in the Oryol region. One of the tanks was allegedly damaged, and a fire broke out at the crash site.