Oil depot on fire in Russian city close to border with Ukraine

Local residents report hearing explosions
Oil depot on fire in Russian city close to border with Ukraine

The fire broke out on Monday night at an oil depot in Russia's Bryansk, a city in the Rostov region close to the border with Ukraine. Local residents report that explosions were heard. Sirens can be heard in social media videos.

According to locals, explosions and fire occurred in several districts of Bryansk.

Emergency services began to evacuate residents of houses near the burning oil depot.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed the fact of ignition. Officials have not yet commented on the causes of the incident.

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