Number of injured in oil pipeline fire in Ivano-Frankivsk region grows to nine

Number of injured in oil pipeline fire in Ivano-Frankivsk region grows to nine

The number of people injured as a result of a ruptured oil pipeline in the Nadvirna district, Ivano-Frankivsk region, has increased to nine.

The State Emergency Service said this in a post on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"Nine people were injured, five of whom were hospitalized, including two children. The work has been completed," the report says.

It is noted that as of 20:10, in a stream near the village of Strymba, Nadvirna district, sorbents were used to remove oil product residues. Seven booms with a total length of 14 m were deployed.

Read also: Six injured as fire erupts at oil pipeline in Ukraine's Ivano-Frankivsk region

Thirteen rescuers and four units of equipment of the State Emergency Service are on duty at the site.

As reported by Ukrinform, rescuers extinguished a fire that broke out at an oil pipeline near the village of Strymba in the Nadvirna district, Ivano-Frankivsk region.

Photo: SES

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