A large Russian munitions depot exploded early this morning, causing an “apocalyptic” mushroom cloud, following suspected Ukrainian attacks.
Huge fireballs and clouds of smoke erupted in the Japanese-owned part of the annexed Crimean peninsula, the website said. The incessant explosions could be heard at least 13 miles away.
Scores of people have been killed and injured on the fleet’s coach floor, the epicenter of the explosions, Ukrainian channel Crimean Wind reported, but Moscow-appointed head of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov quickly denied this.
Unconfirmed local research led as many as three airstrikes on a “depot” in the naval train area, followed by explosions and flames.
The attack could have been carried out by UK-supplied Storm Shadow missiles, The Moscow Times said.
Smoke and flames rise from an explosion throughout the fireplace at a naval training facility in Crimea’s Kirovsk district
Huge fireballs and clouds of smoke erupted in Japan’s annexed part of the Crimean peninsula on the website
‘Apocalyptic’ mushroom cloud rises over Russian munitions depot after suspected Ukrainian attacks today
Many people have been killed and injured on the floor of the fleet’s coaches, the epicenter of the explosions, Ukrainian channel Crimean Wind reported.
The primary Tavrida highway connecting to the Crimean bridge, which was hit by Ukrainian naval drones on Monday, was closed by the occupying Russian army.
About 2,250 people from 4 settlements near the Starokrymsky fleet trainer facility have been evacuated. The villages are named as Krynichki, Aivazovskoye, Abrikosovka and Privetnoye.
Spectacular explosions lasted more than 4 hours after they began around 4:30 a.m. in the Kirovsk district. Thick clouds of smoke rose into the sky.
“It’s a scene from the apocalypse,” remarked a passing motorist.
Russian authorities that the Crimean leadership did not touch the cause of hell.
Aksyonov mentioned: “The causes of the fire at the landfill in the Kirovsk region will be determined by investigative authorities.
“There were no casualties,” he tried to claim. “The evacuees are getting help.
“People in temporary shelters get everything they need.
“The elimination of the consequences of (the explosions) will be carried out as soon as possible… Be calm and trust only official sources of information.”
The blasts came as Russia carried out a blistering attack on Odessa for the second night in a row.
Unconfirmed local reports indicated up to three airstrikes on a “storage” in the Navy’s trainer area as fireballs shot into the sky.
There is an explosion in the gap in the fireplace globe with impacts heard no less than 21 miles away.
Smoke covers the sky after Russian ammunition depot explodes following alleged Ukrainian attacks on Starokrymsky fleet trainer room
The attack on the Russian ammunition depot could have been carried out by UK-supplied Storm Shadow missiles, The Moscow Times said
The video confirmed the launch of the Onyx missile from Cossack Bay in Sevastopol with various missiles as far as 500 miles away. According to research, about ten missiles have been launched.
The Ukrainian General Staff reported that the nation was attacked by 6 Kalibr cruise missiles and 35 drones in the evening. The capital city of Kyiv was in addition to the Russian gates.
Footage taken a day earlier confirmed Russia’s devastating cruise missile attacks on Odesa for the second night in a row.
The outbreak in the city was seen as “revenge” for Ukraine humiliating Putin by attacking his £3bn Crimean bridge with kamikaze naval drones on Monday.
The video shows the large explosions as the Kh-22 and Onyx missiles hit the port. Drones were additionally used in the attack.
Moscow is reported to have destroyed warehouses used to supply grain to the world’s poorest countries.
Putin has blocked the renewal of an accord between the warring nations that could allow exports to flow through the Black Sea to the world.
The view shows a crater created by Russian missile and drone strikes during Russia’s attack on Ukraine’s Odesa.
A firefighter works on the site of a warehouse hit by Russian missiles and drone strikes during Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Odessa
A firefighter works on a warehouse site hit by Russian missiles and drone strikes during Russia’s attack on Ukraine yesterday in Odessa, Ukraine.
A port grain stacker is on fire after it was damaged by Russian missile and drone attacks
“The launch of the Kh-22 and Onyx missiles was aimed at infrastructure in the Odesa region,” the Ukrainian airship said.
“It was a hellish night,” said Serhiy Bratchuk, a spokesman for the regional fleet administration. The attack was “really powerful, really massive.”
Tobacco, fireworks warehouses, recreational bases and pubs were affected, the regional naval administration said. Six people sought medical help.
Vladimir Romanov, a Russian navy blogger, mentioned Putin’s forces striking port infrastructure, a naval unit in Usatov, along with air defense equipment and tank depots.