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Explosions occur at railway station in occupied Yasynuvata

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 15:03
Explosions occur at railway station in occupied Yasynuvata

On 5 July, explosions were heard in the occupied town of Yasynuvata, Donetsk Oblast, and the railway was damaged.

Source: Donetskoe Agentstvo Novostey (DAN – Donetsk News Agency), a pro-Russian local news outlet, referring to the mayor of Yasynuvata; videos shared in local media outlets

Details: The Russians have reported an attack on Yasynuvata carried out by the Ukrainian army. 

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The so-called mayor of the town has told DAN that the corded part of the railway line came under fire; the railway infrastructure and a supermarket were damaged.

According to an eyewitness in one of the videos, the strike hit the administrative building at the railway station, and the wagon cars are burning. Fire and smoke are visible.

Background:

  • On 4 July, an ammunition storage point of the Russian invaders exploded in occupied Makiivka; the projectiles exploded loudly.
  • Both Makiivka and Yasynuvata have been occupied and controlled by Russia since 2014. 

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