Espreso. Global

Russia reports UAV attack on 3 regions, sparking fires at fuel depot

6 March, 2024 Wednesday
12:40

On March 6, Russia reported an alleged UAV attack on three regions. Media ckaimed an attempted strike on a Voronezh airfield and a fire at a Kursk fuel depot

The Russian Ministry of Defense made the claims.

"At about 07:00 a,m, Moscow time, an attempt by the Kyiv regime to launch a terrorist attack using aircraft-type UAVs against targets in the Russian Federation was prevented," the statement said.

According to them, Russian air defense intercepted the UAVs over the region.

At the same time, the Russian media outlet Baza reported an alleged attempt to attack the Baltimore military airfield in Voronezh. The drone was allegedly destroyed a few kilometers from the target.

"Two more drones tried to attack an oil depot in the Anninsky municipal district of the region. The first one was at 7 a.m., and the second one an hour later. The drones were also destroyed. The wreckage of one of them fell into a tank, the other also crashed on the territory of the oil depot," the statement said.

Later, the Kursk Region Governor Roman Starovoit said that a fire at a fuel depot was caused by a UAV attack.

"The fuel tank is on fire, there are no casualties. Emergency services have arrived at the scene," he wrote.

According to the Russian Telegram channel Mash, the drone allegedly attacked the Varichev mining and processing plant in Zheleznogorsk, Kursk region.

It noted that the UAV hit a fuel tank on the territory of the enterprise. There were no casualties, firefighters are working at the scene.

Vyacheslav Gladkov, the governor of the Belgorod region, also reported an alleged attack. According to him, a drone was destroyed near the village of Blizhnee.

According to preliminary reports, there were no casualties or damage.

  • On Wednesday, March 6, an explosion occurred at the Shagonarskaya thermal power plant in the Russian republic of Tuva. At least 18 people were injured, and rescuers are still searching for workers.
Tags:
Read also:
  • News
2024, Friday
12 April
14:23
OPINION
2040. Truce scenarios and their deadlines
14:05
Russian invaders hold captive over 1,000 residents of occupied Zaporizhzhia region
13:47
Russia claims Ukrainian drone crashes into Belgorod administrative building
13:27
UK considers sending prototypes of DragonFire laser weapons to Ukraine — Shapps
13:17
Exclusive
Kh-69 missile deemed more dangerous than Kinzhal used in Trypilska TPP strike: explained by military expert
13:00
Review
Attack of the Drones: All about Ukrainian UAV strikes on Russian airfields, significance and consequences
12:44
Updated
Russian media report drone attack on Novoshakhtinsk refinery, Defense Ministry reports on air defense operations
12:32
German Ambassador to Ukraine visits Zaporizhzhia
12:16
Updated
Russian missile attack on Odesa region on April 10: death toll rises to 6
12:00
OPINION
NATO's limited humanitarian contingent in Ukraine is realistic
11:40
UN announces "existential threat" to Ukraine
11:26
Exclusive
Russian army tries to break through to Kurakhove — Ukrainian officer on Avdiivka sector
11:05
Review
Russia bolsters arsenal for striking Ukrainian targets. Serhiy Zgurets's column
10:43
Russia loses air defense system, 9 tanks and 840 soldiers per day - General Staff
10:31
"Slow but steady gains": Russia is taking advantage of Ukraine's air defense deficiencies — ISW
10:15
Estonia proposes to recognize Moscow Patriarchate as terrorist organization
10:00
Updated
Death toll from Russian ballistic missile attack on Mykolaiv on April 11 rises
09:41
Russia sends troops, navy, aviation, air defense from Far East to war against Ukraine - Ukraine’s Intelligence
2024, Thursday
11 April
21:50
Review
Victorious news of 778th day of war: Russian flag follows Russian warship in Pervomaiske, additional payments for the military at contact line
21:33
Frontline report: 53 combat clashes, majority near Bakhmut and Novopavlivka
21:10
Over 2,605 participants of “special military operation” convicted in Russia since February 2022
20:49
Lithuania provides Ukraine with new aid package
20:30
Ukraine is running out of missiles for Iris-T, Patriot air defense systems — Bild journalist
20:10
Exclusive
Defense Express explains what Russian missiles Ukrainian air defense cannot shoot down
19:50
Kharkiv region announces evacuation of families with children from 47 frontline settlements
19:30
Ukraine's Kuleba invites partners, who decide on air defense supply, to spend night in Kharkiv
19:11
Russia launches air strike on Sumy thermal power plant: details
18:51
Updated
Russian attack on Kharkiv destroys transformer substation and damages TPP
18:29
Exclusive
“Russian flag in Pervomaiske followed Russian warship": officer of 59th Brigade Tsehotskyi 
18:05
American people, Congress support aid for Ukraine - former US State Department spokesman Price
17:44
Kurganmashzavod is the only manufacturer of infantry fighting vehicles in Russia
Flood engulfs Kurgan with Russia's only IFV manufacturer that will be underwater: official map
17:23
Exclusive
Sandu on readiness for war with Russia: "We believe in Ukraine's victory and will continue to support it"
17:05
MEPs refuse discharge of EU Council budget until Ukraine receives 7 more Patriot systems
16:45
Ukrainian parliament adopts draft law on mobilization
16:24
Updated
Zelenskyy discusses defense cooperation with Czech and Romanian presidents at Three Seas Summit
16:08
Pentagon discloses $23 million SpaceX contract for Starlink in Ukraine
15:40
Ukraine will have to surrender Kharkiv in coming weeks: foreign fakes for April 11
15:20
OPINION
Russia doesn't need casus belli, it has shown everything it is capable of
14:55
Armtrac 400 mechanized demining machine
Armored vehicles demine Kharkiv region
14:37
Russia isn't going to stop at Ukraine, chronically threatens world - NATO Commander Europe Cavoli
More news