The incident comes amid reports of yet another Ukrainian drone raid on Russian infrastructure
A fire has erupted at the export terminal of Novatek, Russia’s second-largest natural gas producer, the governor of Leningrad region Alexander Drozdenko confirmed early Sunday morning.
There were no casualties reported as a result of the blaze in the commercial Baltic sea port of Ust Luga.
Authorities have placed Kingiseppsky district on high alert and conducted the evacuation of the port terminal. Firefighters have been deployed and first responders have been dispatched to the scene, according to the district head Yuri Zapalatsky.
Although the cause of the fire remains unknown, the residents of the nearby cities said that they heard sounds of the UAVs preceding the explosion.
January 21, 2024 at 07:26AM