Drones attacked the largest oil refinery in southern Russia

Sofiia Telishevska

Drones attacked Lukoil, the largest producer of petroleum products in the Southern Federal District of the Russian Federation. According to local residents, there were two explosions: the first at 04:23, the second about half an hour later. The fire was extinguished for about three hours, reported V1.RU | News of Volgograd.

Governor Andriy Bocharov later announced that the drone attack was repelled in two districts of the region.

"As a result of the fall of the downed UAV, a fire broke out at the Volgograd Oil Refinery. The fire and rescue forces quickly started work, the fire was quickly localized, and the open burning was eliminated. There are no victims," he said.

  • At the beginning of 2024, Ukrainian special services and intelligence organized a series of attacks on Russian oil refining facilities. In particular, there were strikes on an oil depot in Klintsy, Bryansk region, an oil refinery in Tuapse, an oil terminal in Ust-Luz, and an oil refinery "Slavnafta-YANOS" in Yaroslavl.