Ukraine war: Explosions rock Russian base in Ukraine’s Crimea

Written by on August 16, 2022

A military base in Russian-occupied Crimea has been hit by a series of explosions, reportedly leaving at least two people hurt in the Dzhankoi area in northern Crimea

Russian officials said a fire triggered the blasts at an arms dump but the cause of the blast still unclear

According to the Russia’s defense ministry said the fire had broken out at a temporary ammunition storage site near the village of Maiske adding that there had been no “serious” casualties

Meanwhile, Ukrainian presidential office adviser Mykhailo Podolyak described the incident as “demilitarization in action”, indicating that the explosions were not accidental.


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