LUGANSK, 16 Feb – RIA Novosti. According to preliminary data, there are no fatalities or injuries as a result of the explosion in Luhansk, RIA Novosti was told in the press service of the Emergencies Ministry of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic.
Earlier, the representative of the LPR in the political subgroup of the contact group on Donbass, Rodion Miroshnik, said that an explosion had occurred on the outskirts of Lugansk. The Ministry of Emergency Situations clarified that as a result of the explosion, a fire occurred at the gas distribution unit. An operational headquarters has been deployed at the scene of the explosion in Lugansk, emergency services are working.
“According to preliminary data, no one was injured as a result of the explosion,” a spokesman for the press service said.