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Fire breaks out at enterprise in Russia's Izhevsk: drones reportedly produced there

17 February, 2024 Saturday
12:30

On the night of Saturday, February 17, a large-scale fire broke out in the Russian city of Izhevsk at an industrial facility where Russians could have produced drones

The Russian media outlet ASTRA reports.

It is noted that the address of the building on fire is a shopping center. According to official data from Russian rescuers, the company where the fire occurred allegedly specializes in detergents and disinfectants.

At the same time, this address is home to the chemical company Izhsintez-Khimprom and the Novy Dom shopping center, which, according to media reports, was given over to drone production in 2023.

The area of the fire at night was 3,500 square meters. The Russians claim that it was localized and extinguished. More than 70 people and 33 pieces of equipment were involved in the firefighting. According to the Russian sources, there were no casualties.

  • The day before, a fire also broke out at an oil depot in the Kursk region of the Russian Federation, with local authorities accusing Ukraine of attacking with drones.

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