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Four fuel tanks on fire at oil depot near Kiev — media

June 11, 2015, 21:41 UTC+3 KIEV
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KIEV, June 11. /TASS/. Four fuel tanks are currently on fire at the oil depot in the Vasilkovsky District near Kiev, local television reported citing rescuers on the site.

"There have been no official statements. In the morning it was said that three tanks were on fire, but rescuers say four tanks are burning," the 112 Ukraina TV channel reported.

Each tank has a volume of 800 cubic meters, television said.

The fire broke out on Monday evening (June 8) at the BRSM-Nafta company’s oil depot some 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kiev. One fuel tank caught fire, then flames embraced other tanks as well. Four people were killed, 14 were injured as a result of the accident. Prosecutors launched criminal proceedings.

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