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Ukraine, Luhansk region. A series of powerful explosions in the occupied city of Rowenko. Oil storage fire

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A series of powerful explosions occurred in the city of Rovenki in eastern Ukraine, occupied by Russian troops, the Ukrainska Pravda portal reported, citing local media and the Russian agency RIA Novosti. The head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic, Leonid Pasichnik, confirmed that there was a fire in fuel warehouses. Three people were killed and eight were injured.

Videos posted on social media show a wall of fire against the night sky.

Fuel warehouses are burning

Reuters reports that the governor of the pro-Russian self-proclaimed so-called Luhansk People's Republic Leonid Pasichnyk confirmed in a post on Telegram that fuel warehouses were burning in Rowenki. He added that the fire was the result of a Ukrainian attack.

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Pasicznik reported that three people were killed and eight were injured. According to him, the attack was carried out using American ATACMS missiles. However, he did not provide any evidence for this.

The Ukrainian side has not commented on this matter so far. Reuters reminds that a fuel warehouse in Luhansk was attacked on Wednesday. Five people were injured then.

Russian troops control most but not all of Luhansk Oblast, one of four that Russia annexed after launching a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022.



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