Ukrainian drones strike oil refinery in Russia’s Voronezh

    REGION  14 June 2024 - 09:54

    The Russian Defence Ministry has said that Russian air defense systems shot down 87 Ukrainian drones over six Russian regions.

    Russian officials repeatedly slammed Ukrainian attacks as acts of pure terrorism, according to Sputnik International.

    “This night, an attempt by the Kyiv regime to carry out a terrorist attack using aircraft-type unmanned aerial vehicles on targets on the territory of the Russian Federation was stopped. Air defense systems on duty intercepted and destroyed two UAVs over the Belgorod Region, two UAVs over the Volgograd Region, six UAVs over the Voronezh Region, six UAVs over the Kursk Region, 70 UAVs over the territory of the Rostov Region, as well as one UAV over the territory of the Republic of Crimea,” the ministry said.

    Governor of Russia's Voronezh district Aleksandr Gusev said that drones struck an oil refinery in Voronezh on June 14 morning.

    In recent months, Ukrainian forces have launched a series of drone strikes aimed at damaging Russia's oil industry, the profits of which fuel Moscow's war efforts.

    Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the region's Liskinsky district hit the oil refinery, damaging fuel tanks, Gusev said.

    There were no casualties and the consequences of the strike are currently under investigation, according to Gusev.

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