NewsUkrainian drone and rocket strikes halt traffic on Crimean Bridge

Ukrainian drone and rocket strikes halt traffic on Crimean Bridge

Explosions in Crimea. Illustrative photo
Explosions in Crimea. Illustrative photo
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6:32 AM EDT, May 19, 2024

Massive attack on Crimea. Ukrainians simultaneously struck several cities with drones and rockets. Traffic on the Crimean Bridge was halted. The occupying authorities activated air defense.

The Suspilne service reports explosions and the sound of air raid sirens in Sevastopol, Crimea.

Representing the Russian occupying authorities, the so-called governor of Crimea, Mykhailo Razvozhayev, informed on Telegram about the engagement of air forces to repel the rocket attack.

"All services are on alert," wrote Razvozhayev.

Besides Sevastopol, explosions were also heard in the cities of Eupatoria and Saki.

"There were also shootouts and explosions in Dzhankoi and Armyansk," reports the Krymski Wiatr channel. It was added that three people arrived at one of the ships in the area of the Engineering Bay in Sevastopol.

Vehicle traffic on the Crimean Bridge has been temporarily blocked.

According to the Ukrinform agency, a large part of Sevastopol is without power.

Source: Ukrinform, Ukrainian Pravda, Telegram, Krymski Wiatr, Suspilne, PAP

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