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Fuel truck explosion at airfield outside Ryazan kills 3

Source: Meduza

A fuel truck exploded at an airfield outside Ryazan. RIA Novosti reported the incident, citing the local emergency services.

A fire broke out following the explosion. Three people were killed on the site, and six more were injured, according to the same source. TASS reports a different figure: three people dead, and five injured.

The explosion damaged one of the planes stationed in the airfield. What caused the explosion is still unknown.

The local news outlet reports that nearby residents heard a loud explosion at 6:30 a.m. local time. A smell reminding of kerosene spread around the area.

Another airfield incident on the same day

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