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Storage facilities in Dzhankoi, Crimea, catch fire after missile attack

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 15:06
Storage facilities in Dzhankoi, Crimea, catch fire after missile attack
photo: Social media

Several storage facilities have caught fire in Dzhankoi in Russian-occupied Crimea. The Russian occupation administration claims the fire was caused by "debris from an intercepted missile".

Source: Sergey Aksyonov, the Russian-appointed Head of Crimea; Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

Quote from Aksyonov: "Air defence forces intercepted a missile over Dzhankoi. Its debris damaged several storage facilities.


There are no casualties or fatalities."

Details: Russian occupation officials called on local residents to "stay calm" and only trust Russian information sources.

Photos showing smoke rising over the presumed site of the strike have been shared on social media.


Russia’s Defence Ministry says two Hrim-2 missiles were shot down over Dzhankoi.


  • Ukrainian drones attacked the Russian city of Sochi in Krasnodar Krai on 1 October, striking an area where Russian helicopters were based. Sources told Ukrainska Pravda that Ukraine’s Defence Intelligence was responsible for the attack.
  • Around the same time, the Russian city of Smolensk was also attacked by drones.

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