Fire at Latvia drone manufacturing facility that provides Ukraine


Firefighters within the Latvian capital Riga have been tackling a blaze on Wednesday at a manufacturing facility of a US-based drone maker which provides the Ukrainian military, Latvian public broadcaster LSM mentioned.

Lativa is the only real European manufacturing facility for US firm Edge Autonomy.

LSM quoted a police spokesperson as saying officers investigating the incident have been conscious the manufacturing facility equipped drones to Ukraine, however didn’t suspect any foul play.

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Three folks have been injured and 600 sq. meters of the manufacturing facility have been destroyed by the hearth which started on Tuesday, LSM mentioned.

Firefighters and rescuers labored for 4 hours to include the flames within the manufacturing constructing, the hearth brigade mentioned on Twitter.