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Security Service of Ukraine attacks three Russian fuel refineries at night

13 March, 2024 Wednesday
13:45

On the morning of March 13, the governor of the Ryazan region, Pavel Malkov, reported a fire at an oil refinery. He informed about the drone attack - it was a special operation of the SBU

Ukrinform, Ukrainian Pravda, and Hromadske media outlets report this, citing their own sources.

"We are systematically implementing a well-calculated strategy to reduce Russia's economic potential. Our task is to deprive the enemy of resources and reduce the flow of oil money and fuel that the aggressor directs directly to the war and the murder of Ukrainian citizens," the source said.

It is noted that the Ukrainian special service attacked oil refineries in Ryazan, Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod region, and Kirishi, Leningrad region.

Also, according to the Ukrainian Pravda, the SBU, together with other representatives of the Defense Forces, attacked the Russian Air Force airbase in Buturlinovka and a military airfield in Voronezh with drones.

"The Ryazan oil refinery was attacked by a UAV. The strike caused a fire," Malkov said in a statement.

According to preliminary information, there are victims.

Later, RIA Novosti reported two victims as a result of the attack on the plant.

The fire at the oil refinery was first reported by Astra, Baza, and Ostorozhno Novosti.

It was noted that the fire at the Ryazan oil refinery was 100 square meters. According to TG channels, a heat exchanger unit is on fire.

At the same time, Russian media wrote about drones flying over the city. Local residents also reported three explosions before the fire.

Instead, smoke can be seen from different parts of the city, and rescuers are being sent to the scene.

Later, a Russian Telegram channel showed a video showing a drone hitting the plant.

  • On the night of March 13, Russia reported shelling of the Belgorod region and an attack on the Bryansk region, claiming a wounded.
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