Russia Says Ammunition Detonated At Crimea Base, One Dead
Muhammad Irfan Published August 10, 2022 | 02:00 AM
Moscow, Aug 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Aug, 2022 ) :Ammunition detonated at an airfield in Moscow-annexed Crimea on Tuesday, killing one person and wounding several more, Russian officials said.
The defence ministry said it was looking to establish the reason for the explosions but indicated that the airfield was not targeted in an attack.
Konstantin Skorupsky said one of the injured was being operated on, while the rest had received medical aid before returning home.
Thirty people from Novofyodorovka had been evacuated.
According to dramatic footage on social media, holidaymakers left the local beach in panic as large plumes of black smoke billowed into the blue sky. cars rushed to leave Novofyodorovka, as ambulances were sent to the scene.
In an earlier video statement, Aksyonov, speaking from the scene, said the affected area had been cordoned off.
"All necessary measures have been tightened to ensure the safety of infrastructure facilities and the population," he said.