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Explosion occurred in centre of occupied Berdiansk: commandant's car blown up

Tuesday, 6 September 2022, 15:20
Explosion occurred in centre of occupied Berdiansk: commandant's car blown up


An accomplice of the Russian invaders reported that an explosion occurred in the centre of occupied Berdiansk, Zaporizhzhia Oblast; Russian media specified that a car that belonged to Artem Bardin, the so-called "commandant" of the city was blown up. 

Source: Volodymyr Rohov, collaborator, so-called member of the main council of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast Administration on Telegram; the Kremlin-aligned Russian publication "RIA Novosti"


Quote from Rohov: "It's loud in Berdiansk. An explosion occurred in the central part of the city."

Details: The collaborator also posted a photo of a column of smoke in the city.

all photos - Rohov on Telegram

According to Rohov, the circumstances of the incident are being clarified. He promised to release the details later.

According to RIA Novosti, a car belonging to the so-called "commandant of the city" was blown up in Berdiansk. It is noted that after the explosion, there was a shootout.

Later, Rohov confirmed that information. According to him, Bardin was taken to a hospital in severe condition.

The explosion also damaged three civilian cars; there were no people inside.

The collaborator also specified that the sounds that resembled shooting, something that Berdiansk residents heard after the car exploded, were actually the sounds of ammunition blowing up. 

Rohov lays the blame for the explosion on the Ukrainian defenders.

At about 16:50, Rohov reported that another explosion took place in Berdyansk, this time in the Slobidka district. According to the collaborator, fire rescue teams rushed to the site.



The mayor of Enerhodar, Dmytro Orlov, reported that on 6 September, a powerful explosion rang out in the occupied city, and the electricity and water supply went out.

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