Kharkiv shelling of the Nemyshlyansky district – due to the attack on the oil depot, a large-scale leakage of oil products occurred – war in Ukraine

Kharkiv shelling of the Nemyshlyansky district – due to the attack on the oil depot, a large-scale leakage of oil products occurred – war in Ukraine


As a result of the Russian occupiers’ attack on Kharkov, which occurred on the night of February 10, about three thousand tons of petroleum products leaked into the environment. Profile services are working on liquidating the consequences.

This was announced on the official Telegram channel of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration on Monday, February 12. As stated in the message, according to the results of preliminary studies, petroleum products did not enter drinking water sources.

The OVA said that specialists of the State Environmental Inspection took water samples at nine sites in the region, namely in the Uda River. The samples were sent to the “Ukrainian Research Institute of Environmental Problems” to determine the level of pollution and the presence of harmful substances.

In the region, as noted in the regional administration, an algorithm of actions was created to prevent the advancement of harmful substances along the Uda River, which flows into the Seversky Donets River.


A large-scale oil leak occurred in Kharkiv due to Russian shelling: OVA spoke about the consequences

The head of the investigative department of the National Police of the Kharkiv region, Sergey Bolvynov, noted that the oil base was attacked by the Russian invaders and there was a fuel leak, and a large area was polluted.

“According to preliminary data, more than 10,000 square meters of territory are polluted due to fuel leakage. This includes both diesel and gasoline. According to available information, more than 3,800 tons of fuel were stored at this oil depot,” Bolvynov said.

He added that oil products also got into the Nemyshl River.

As you know, as a result of the drone attack on the oil depot in Kharkiv on the night of February 10, a large-scale fire broke out in the private sector nearby. 15 private houses burned to the ground. It was possible to evacuate more than fifty people. Seven people died.


A large-scale oil leak occurred in Kharkov due to Russian shelling: OVA spoke about the consequences

A large-scale oil leak occurred in Kharkiv due to Russian shelling: OVA spoke about the consequences

As reported by OBOZ.UA, during the fire that broke out as a result of the Russian attack, Vladimir Klubenko, the owner of a private house in the Nemyshlyan district of Kharkiv, ran around the neighboring houses and knocked on the gates, urging residents to evacuate. His actions saved the lives of many people.

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