BREAKING: MASSIVE fire at Russia’s Markovsky oil field in Ust-Kutsk district of Irkutsk region

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A huge fire is blazing at Russia’s Markovsky oil and gas field in the Ust-Kutsk district of Irkutsk region.


Video footage uploaded onto social media this afternoon shows a massive fire raging at Russia’s Markovsky oil and gas condensate facility located in the Ust-Kutsk district in the centre of the Irkutsk region.

The huge blaze is said to have already consumed over 1,000m²  of the vast facility. There have been no reports yet suggesting the cause of the incident. According to Pravda in English @pravda_eng, there are at least five victims.

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