An explosion occurred in the northern Crimean city of Dzhankoi. Photo: Retrieved from Twitter @igorsushko
The Russian-Ukrainian war has been over for more than 170 days. According to “Ukrainska Pravda” (Ukrainska Pravda) on the 15th local time, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a meeting of the Supreme Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the evening of the same day. The “Russian News Agency” (RIA) reported today (16) that two bombings occurred in Crimea today.
“Ukraine Pravda” pointed out that in the meeting hosted by Zelensky on the evening of the 15th, the security situation was discussed in response to the current strategic situation of the national army. And listen to the report of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Committee “On emergency measures for national cyber defense”.
Later today (16th), many videos and reports about the explosion in Crimea appeared one after another.
According to “RIA”, two explosions occurred in the northern Crimean town of Dzhankoi, and a substation 20 kilometers away from the town caught fire. The other was an ammunition depot that exploded at around 6:15 a.m. local time.
Although the cause of the accident is not yet clear, Twitter netizens went viral that the ammunition depot was hit by a missile. In this regard, Sergei Aksyonov, the executive head appointed by Russia in Crimea, said via Telegram: “I have rushed to the village of Mayskoye in the Zankoy region. The relevant personnel are investigating the incident. Details. I’ll let the public know as soon as I have news.”
In response to the bombing, Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister, pointed out that Zankoy was the gateway to the Kherson region.
Previously, the Ukrainian army launched a counter-offensive in southern Ukraine, hoping to recover the Kherson and other areas occupied by the Russian army. The Ukrainian government announced on the 13th that Ukrainian long-range weapons hit the last remaining working bridge of the Russian army over the Dnipro River, in order to weaken the Russian army’s supply. In addition, Ukrainian army commander-in-chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi said in a phone call with US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley on the 13th that the Ukrainian army has destroyed nearly one-fifth of the Russian army.
After the meeting of the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine held in the evening
Two bombings in Crimea.
The Russian-Ukrainian war has been over for more than 170 days.
Ukrainian officials said that three bridges, including the Kakhovka Bridge, were destroyed recently, hindering the transportation of Russian heavy military equipment and the supply of ammunition on the right bank of the river. The Russian army is using the only remaining transportation route to evacuate. Picture: Retrieved from Twitter @IntelCrab (file photo)
The M142 “HIMARS” high-mobility rocket launcher system fires the “Precision Strike Missile” (PrSM).Figure: Retrieved from Raytheon’s official website