After drone attack: Ukrainian oil refinery in flames

According to Governor Dmytro Lunin, as a result of a Russian drone strike, a fire broke out at the site of the oil refinery in Kremenchuk in the central Ukrainian region of Poltava.

This information was announced by the news agency Reuters. The operation in the plant was temporarily stopped. There is no information yet about possible victims, as the German news website reports.

Ukrainian air defense systems shot down 17 of 24 Russian attack drones during the night, according to The Kyiv Independent. The Air Force reported that air defense shot down the “kamikaze” drones of the Shahed type in Sumy, Poltava, Kirovohrad and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.

This information comes from a party to the conflict and has not yet been independently verified / confirmed. For this reason, the report must be evaluated with reservations. In war, it can be advantageous for parties to make false statements about the course of the conflict in order to strengthen their own position or weaken the position of the opponent.

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