- Blasts heard near Russian airbase in Crimea, emergency services rush in, article with galleryEurope ·
August 9, 2022 · 2:34 PM UTC· undefined ago
Three local witnesses told Reuters they had heard loud explosions and seen black smoke rising from the direction of a Russian military airbase at Novofedorivka on the annexed Crimean peninsula on Tuesday.
- EuropeRussia says Crimea airbase blast was detonation of ammunition, not attack
Russia's defence ministry said an explosion at a Russian military airbase in Crimea on Tuesday had been caused by a detonation of aviation ammunition, and that there had been no casualties, the RIA Novosti news agency reported.