Fuel depot blast in southern Russia after suspected drone attack
Russian authorities said no casualties were reported in the alleged attack, which occurred approximately 200 kilometers from the Ukrainian border.
Wednesday witnessed a fuel depot fire in southern Russia near Ukraine pointing to a suspected drone attack.
Russian authorities said no casualties were reported in the alleged attack which occurred approximately 200 kilometers from the Ukrainian border in the province of Oryol.
In a statement posted on Telegram, the governor of the Oryol region, Andrei Klytchkov commented: "Today (Wednesday) at 04:00 (0100 GMT) a suspected drone blew up a fuel depot in the village of Stalnoi Kon. There were no casualties,"
Several fuel and ammunition depots in the southern part of Russia have been targeted by drones or helicopters by Ukrainian forces.
This comes after missiles were launched at several towns across Ukraine on Tuesday.
On October 15, Ukraine attacked Russia's energy infrastructure, targeting a power plant in the city of Belgorod. This was the first time that Ukrainian forces targeted Russian infrastructure in a significant Russian town.