10 February 2012

Constanta oil terminal bombed

''Soviet Planes Strike At Constanta .Moscow radio stated yesterday that large forces of Russian long range planes attacked the Rumanian Black Sea port, rail junction and oil centre of Constanta on Tuesday night. Large fires, accompanied by explosions, broke out in the target area, and a consider able part of the port was enveloped in flames. Several fires were started in the oil centre area. Beater's agency points out that Constanta is the terminal of the pipeline from the Ploesti.''
Historical photos provided by Mrs.Oana Cornescu from Constanta.

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