A powerful explosion occurred at the oil refinery in Ukhta

a Powerful explosion took place at the Ukhta refinery, and then on the enterprise, a fire broke out, witnesses say. A surveillance camera recorded the incident.

the Incident occurred at 16:45 local time on 9 January. Explosion was such force that at the time the city was bright as day. Information on victims did not arrive. Rescuers evacuate visitors to the nearby shopping center.

After the explosion lit up the installation for processing diesel fuel, the area of the fire, according to preliminary data, is about 1000 square meters.