Moscow and Kyiv accused each other of undermining Togliatti-Odesses ammonia

The Russian Ministry of Defense reported the undermining of the Togliatti-Odessa ammonia-industry pipeline in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine.

“On June 5, at about 21.00 Moscow time, in the area of ​​the village of Masyutovka, Kharkov Region, the Ukrainian sabotage and intelligence group, the Togliatti-Odessa ammonia-pipeline was undermined. As a result of this terrorist act, there are victims among the civilian population. He was provided with the necessary medical care”, -Lo will say in the message of the Ministry of Defense.

The department noted that at present, through damaged sections of the pipeline, there is a “puffing of ammonia residues from the Ukrainian territory.” “There are no victims among Russian troops,” the department was added.

Earlier, the head of the Kharkov Regional Military Administration of Ukraine Oleg Sinegubov said that Russian troops could again fire the ammonium -pinection “Togliatti – Odessa”.

According to him, as a result of the shelling of Russian troops on Monday evening, on June 5, near Masyukovka, Kupyansky district of the region, a section of the ammonia -long pipeline was damaged 12 km.

As a result of the leak of ammonia, it was 134 tons. As of Tuesday, its concentration in the air does not exceed the maximum permissible norms. “There is no need to evacuate the nearest settlements,” said the head of the ova

Ammoneline “Togliatti -Odessa” – a pipeline designed to pump ammonia from Russia through the territory of Ukraine for export.

February 24, 2022 In connection with the beginning of hostilities in Ukraine, Togliattiazot stopped the transit of ammonia through the pipeline and announced the development of railway routes.

In addition, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine made attempts to break through the defense of Russian troops in the Donetsk direction in the area of ​​the city of Artyomovsk (Bakhmut).

“The enemy did not achieve the purpose of the offensive. Nerlings into our defense were not allowed,” the department claims.