Explosions in Crimea: Russian authorities claim 1 person killed, 5 injured

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"UKRAINSKA PRAVDA" TUESDAY, 9 AUGUST 2022, 18:10

Occupiers claim that one person was killed and at least five people were injured as a result of explosions at a military airbase in Russian-occupied Crimea.

Source: RIA Novosti and Kryminform with reference to the statement of the local Ministry of Health; Sergey Aksyonov, Russian-appointed "head of Crimea", on Telegram

Quote: "Five people were wounded in the explosions in Novofedorivka. They have been taken to the Saky Central District Hospital."

Details: According to media reports, four of them, who had cuts from the glass, received outpatient care and have already been sent home. The fifth victim has a penetrating chest wound and is in the operating room, their condition is moderate. There is no threat to their life.

Sergey Aksyonov later added that one person has been killed.

Background: 

  • On 9 August in the afternoon, explosions occurred at the military airbase in Novofedorivka, in the Saky district of Russian-occupied Crimea.

  • The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation claims that no one has shelled at the airbase in Crimea, but for some reason, there was a detonation of ammunition.

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