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Explosion on Crimean Bridge: Russians report 3 fatalities

Saturday, 8 October 2022, 14:17
Explosion on Crimean Bridge: Russians report 3 fatalities

STANISLAV POHORILOV – SATURDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2022, 14:17

The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation has reported that 3 people were killed as a result of an explosion on the Crimean Bridge.

Source: Russian independent media outlet Meduza, citing the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation

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Quote: "According to preliminary reports, three people died as a result of the incident. It seems they were the passengers of a car, which was near the truck that exploded".

Details: Russians report that they have so far retrieved the bodies of 2 victims, a man and a woman, from the water. They are being identified.

Background:

  • On the morning of 8 October, it was revealed that a large fire had broken out on the railway line of the Crimean Bridge.
  • The occupying authorities of Crimea claimed that allegedly, a truck had exploded on the Crimean bridge. Meanwhile, Volodymyr Konstantinov, the so-called head of the Parliament of Crimea said that the road surface on the Crimean Bridge had been damaged by "Ukrainian vandals".
  • Vladimir Putin, the President of the aggressor country, has been informed about the fire on the Crimean bridge; he called on government officials to create a special investigation commission.
  • Russian mass media shared a video of the explosion on the Crimean Bridge.

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