An ammunition depot exploded in the north of Crimea, Russian news agency TASS reported on Tuesday, citing the administration of the Mayskoye settlement.
According to Liveuamap, two people were injured as a result of the explosion. People within 5 km were evacuated.
“A Russian military unit is burning in the Dzhankozh region of occupied Crimea,” said Rephat Chubarov, head of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars. “An Ork army unit (Russians – version) was hit by ammunition in the village of Kale (now Azov) in Zhankoy region” – Subarov wrote on Facebook. “The sound of the explosion spread across the lawn,” he added.
Earlier on Tuesday, RIA Novosti reported that a fire broke out at a transformer substation near the town of Zhankoy in Crimea.
Mykhailo Podolak, adviser to the Ukrainian president, mentioned the explosion in Crimea. “The morning near Zhankoy began with explosions. Reminder: a normal country’s Crimea is the Black Sea, mountains, recreation and tourism, but Crimea is occupied by the Russians, there is a high risk of explosions and deaths in warehouses. Invaders and thieves. Militarization is in progress,” he wrote.
Last week, a dozen or more explosions took place at Novofedorovka, a Russian military base located in the western part of Russian-occupied Crimea.. According to Reuters, witnesses heard loud explosions. Russian media reported at least one person had died.
– Ukraine is not responsible for Tuesday’s bombings at a Russian airbase in Crimea – said Mykhailo Podolak, an adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky, and suggested that guerrillas may be responsible for the attack – Reuters reported, citing Podolak’s report for Russia’s largest independent television station Dozhd.
Zelensky: I know we will return to Ukrainian Crimea
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, on Tuesday evening, in his regular address on social media, recalled that the Russian war with Ukraine began with the occupation of Crimea and must end there. The president said he trusts Ukraine to regain the peninsula.
Zelensky said that Russia had transformed the peninsula, he insisted, into one of the best places in Europe and one of the most dangerous places on the continent, bringing with it aggressor repression, environmental problems, and economic despair. War for the Crimea.
According to the Ukrainian leader, the presence of Russian invaders on the peninsula is a threat to Europe and global stability, and the Black Sea region cannot be safe as long as Crimea is occupied.
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