NewsExplosions in Crimea. Russians close the bridge

Explosions in Crimea. Russians close the bridge

DONETSK OBLAST, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 22: Smoke rises from the battlefield after an explosion nearby Umanske frontline, recently claimed by the Russian troops, while Saturday, February 24, 2024 marks the second anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on February 22, 2024. (Photo by Narciso Contreras/Anadolu via Getty Images)
DONETSK OBLAST, UKRAINE - FEBRUARY 22: Smoke rises from the battlefield after an explosion nearby Umanske frontline, recently claimed by the Russian troops, while Saturday, February 24, 2024 marks the second anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine on February 22, 2024. (Photo by Narciso Contreras/Anadolu via Getty Images)
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2:44 AM EST, March 3, 2024

The detonations in Dnipro were reported around 8:15 PM Eastern Time. The Suspile portal indicated that the city came under Russian missile attack, though information on casualties was not immediately available.

In response to these threats, the Ukrainian Air Force Command announced a missile alert for the entire Dnipropetrovsk region.

Furthermore, air raid alerts were issued in the Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia regions due to enemy tactical aviation activity and potential bombing and missile attacks.

Panic spreads in Crimea following a series of explosions

Tension mounted in Crimea, which is under Russian control. Explosions at oil depots and the seaport in Feodosia, utilized by Putin's army for military purposes, were reported. It’s highly probable that the Ukrainian armed forces carried out these attacks.

As a consequence of these explosions, authorities announced that traffic on the Crimean Bridge would be halted indefinitely.

Constructed in 2018, the Crimean Bridge spans the Kerch Strait, linking occupied Crimea with Russia's Krasnodar Krai. This crucial passage is used by Moscow to ferry soldiers and equipment to Crimea and subsequently to Ukraine.

Source: PAP/The Kyiv Independent

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