Blasts rock northern part of Russia-occupied Crimea

Blasts rock northern part of Russia-occupied Crimea

On the morning of May 6, explosions rang out in the town of Dzhankoi in the northern part of the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula.

That’s according to Ukraine’s public broadcaster, Suspilne, Ukrinform reports.

"This morning, May 6, there were explosions in occupied Dzhankoi. The invaders claimed it was due to the air defense system operating at the time," the statement reads.

According to Oleh Kryuchkov, adviser to the head of the occupation administration, no casualties or damage were reported.

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On social media, locals wrote that vehicles were not allowed exit from the peninsula across the Kerch Strait Bridge this morning. According to the official version offered by the so-called ministry of transport of Crimea, traffic was blocked for technical reasons.

As of 09:50, traffic has been restored.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, on May 1, Russia’s air defense systems were activated outside Yevpatoria and Sevastopol in the temporarily occupied Crimea.

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