A fire broke out at an oil refinery in the Rostov region. A video of a drone attack on him appeared on social networks

A fire broke out at the Novoshakhtinsk oil refinery in the Rostov region. This is reported by the GUMCHS of the region.

“At 09.25, information was received that a fire had occurred at AVT-1 (heat exchanger) of the Novoshakhtinsk oil products plant, located in the Krasnosulinsky district, FAD A-270, 882 km. Upon arrival of the first fire and rescue unit, a fire was discovered on an area of ​​50 square meters. m. At 10.12 the fire was localized.”

According to the representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, there is no threat of the spread of fire, there were no victims either. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, the report said.

Videos of the fire appeared on social networks, as well as the strike on the plant itself, which, presumably, was inflicted from a drone.

In addition, the Telegram channel SHOT published a photo of the wreckage of the drone.

Updated at 12:20: Governor of the Rostov region Vasily Golubev commented on the incident in his Telegram channel. He stated that fragments of two drones were found on the territory of the plant.

“I have just heard another report on the elimination of a fire at the vacuum unit of the Novoshakhtinsk oil refinery. According to one version, the fire was caused by an UAV attack on the technical installations of the plant. Fragments of 2 drones were found on the territory of the plant... There were no casualties, the personnel was evacuated. The work of the plant is suspended. Investigations are underway. After they are completed, specialists will assess the damage and the possibility of resuming the activities of the enterprise as soon as possible.”

Earlier, the chairman of the board of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, Yuriy Vitrenko, said that the entire oil refining sector of Ukraine stopped working due to massive Russian attacks.

Fires have been occurring at the facilities of the Military-Industrial Complex of the Russian Ministry of Defense since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. The cause of the fires is called a violation of fire safety rules, in some cases even preliminary versions are not disclosed. Earlier, The Insider collected all the incidents at military-industrial complex facilities in recent months. The last such case was reported on the morning of May 21: a fire broke out on the territory of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) named after Zhukovsky in the Moscow region. The specialists of this institute participated in the creation of the Angara and Proton-M launch vehicles and the Bulava-30 ballistic missile.

On April 27, adviser to the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak commented on what is happening in the border regions of Russia: “Belgorod, Voronezh, Kursk regions are now also beginning to actively study such a concept as“ demilitarization ”. Disarmament. In these Russian regions, large fuel bases periodically burn, providing fuel for the armored vehicles of the Russian army, and ammunition depots explode. For different reasons. And they do it more and more actively. How to explain it? Very simple. If you (Russians) decide to massively attack another country, massively kill everyone there, massively crush peaceful people with tanks, and use warehouses in your regions to ensure the killings, then sooner or later the debts will have to be repaid.

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