A part of a gas pipeline near Luhansk, one of the main cities in Ukraine's breakaway region of People's Republic of Luhansk, caught fire late on Friday after a blast, Russian news agencies reported, citing correspondents on the ground.
On a video published on Twitter by the Conflict News account, a bright glow is visible over Luhansk city suggesting a large fire taking place.
The owner of the destroyed jeep, head of the DPR People’s Militia Denis Sinenkov has informed Interfax that he was not injured in the explosion.
Small car bomb explosion, looks like they may attempt to frame it as a targeted assassination attempt on an official in Donetsk pic.twitter.com/pBf3UBmzzK— ELINT News (@ELINTNews) February 18, 2022
‼️The first video of the car explosion in Ukraine, casualties are unknown ‼️— Conflict Updates (@UpdateConflict) February 18, 2022
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