Explosions heard in occupied Shakhtarsk: occupants confirmed attacks on the oil depot. Video
Explosions erupted and a heavy fire broke out at the site of the strikes in the temporarily occupied Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on the night of July, 28. The occupational "administration" of the town confirmed the attacks on the oil depot.
Images from the scene were published on local Telegram channels. Strikes were heard around 3 am (to see the video, scroll to the end of the page).
Shakharsk occupational administration said that the fire occurred on the territory of the oil depot.
They also complained that the fire was caused "as a result of a rocket attack."
"As a result of a missile strike on July 28, 2023, there was a fire on the territory of the oil depot. Operational response services are working at the scene of the incident," the message stated.
Shakhtarsk is located in Horlivka district of Donetsk region. The city has been under the control of the terrorist group "DPR" since April 2014.
Donbass Realities project has calculated where the oil depot is located. The distance from the front line is about 60 kilometers.
Residents of Shakhteask wrote that a series of "powerful explosions" was heard around 2:20 a.m. and that they "shook the windows significantly". A glow was visible in the sky above the place of strike.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, new strike was recorded in occupied Tokmak in Zaporizhzhia on July 27. Local residents heard at least five explosions, followed by detonation.