NewsA massive fire engulfed Kursk: Authorities confirm the incident

A massive fire engulfed Kursk: Authorities confirm the incident

Fire in Kursk. Media: A military unit's warehouse is on fire.
Fire in Kursk. Media: A military unit's warehouse is on fire.
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Sara Bounaoui

2 July 2024 21:53

There was a massive fire in Kursk. Clouds of black smoke were seen over the city from a distance. Initial information about the incident was hidden, but the region's acting governor, Oleksiy Smirnov, confirmed the fire.

A massive fire broke out in the Russian city of Kursk, causing significant concern among residents. Thick, black clouds of smoke were visible even from afar.

Local authorities concealed initial information about the incident. However, after some time, the acting governor of the region, Oleksiy Smirnov, confirmed that a fire had occurred. In his statement, he said that the situation was under control, and the security services were beginning to ascertain the cause of the incident.

Fire in Kursk. Local media on the damage

No information about casualties has been received.

Various local media provided different accounts of where the fire broke out. Some claimed that the fire occurred at the Central Aviation Technical Base. Others, based on residents' reports, indicated that a military unit's warehouse burned down in the fire.

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