Explosion hits a Russian Ammunition Depot on the Crimean Peninsula
The explosion comes just a week after an explosion on a Russian airbase that destroyed several jets and other pieces of military equipment...
A week after explosions were witnessed at a Russian air base that destroyed several jets and other pieces of military equipment a report indicates another massive explosion hit a Russian ammunition depot on the Crimean Peninsula which is another blow to the Russian forces.
An elite Ukrainian military unit operating behind the Russian lines was supposedly responsible for the explosion, according to senior Ukrainian officials. The Russian Defense Ministry said that the explosion was purely an “act of sabotage.” Since the beginning of the war, the Ukrainian military has adopted unconventional tactics — something like guerilla warfare. The strategies are used to attempt to level out the playing field while trying to avoid much larger attacks.
No Ukrainian leader has publically claimed the responsibility for the attack. However, Mykhailo Podolyak, Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s advisor, hinted that Ukraine was involved.
“A reminder: Crimea of a normal country is about the Black Sea, mountains, recreation, and tourism, but Crimea occupied by Russians is about warehouses explosions and high risk of death for invaders and thieves. Demilitarization in action.”
Mykhailo Podolyak said.
Andriy Yermak, the head of the Presidential Office in Ukraine, said that the Ukrainian armed forces will be continuing efforts to “demilitarize” Crimea and other territories until “the complete de-occupation of Ukrainian territories” is achieved.
In the attack, two civilians were wounded and nearly 2,000 people were evacuated from the area, according to Sergei Aksyonov, the Russian head of Crimea. He said, “At the moment detonations are continuing.” The Russian Defense Ministry also said that there were no serious casualties and that the explosion’s damage was felt mainly in the power lines, homes, and railroad tracks. Crimea citizens claimed that there was a “yellow level terrorist threat alert” that was introduced. People were also being stopped and searched as they entered parks and public buildings.