Large Fire Breaks out at Russian oil Depot Near Ukraine

A large fire broke out at an oil storage facility in the Russian city of Bryansk on Monday.

Russia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations said that the fire erupted at 2 AM at an oil storage facility under Transneft, an oil pipeline company, and there had been no need to evacuate any parts of Bryansk and its population of 400,000 people.

A video of the incident broke out on social media, showing the oil storage facility on fire after large explosions broke out.

There has been no clear indication that the fires were related to Ukraine, but there was unconfirmed speculation on social media that they were from a Ukrainian missile strike.

Bryansk is about 380 km southwest of Moscow and about 154 km northeast of the border of Ukraine.

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