Crimean Bridge, to which it is connected Ukrainian A peninsula connecting mainland Russia caught fire and part of it collapsed. Photos and videos of the burning bridge could be seen on Twitter Saturday morning. News agencies are reporting multiple explosions. Due to this, the road in the road area has been extensively damaged. Parts of the street are submerged in water.
At least three people died in the blast, according to Russian sources. The National Investigation Team said the bodies were recovered from the water. This is preliminary information, it said. People were reportedly sitting in the vehicles when the truck exploded from the morning terrain on the Crimean Bridge car route.
Explosion on the Crimean bridge: the background is still unclear
Known as the Kerch Bridge, the bridge connects Russia to Crimea and was completed in 2018. It is not yet clear if she was shot at. According to preliminary information from Russia’s National Intelligence Service, the truck exploded on the Crimean Bridge auto route at 6:07 a.m. on Saturday. The vehicle came from mainland Russia and was heading towards the Crimean coastal city of Kerch.
As a result, seven tanks of the freight train en route to the Crimean Peninsula burst into flames. As a result, the road has been damaged and traffic has been cut off, officials said. A ferry link is to be set up. Russian President Vladimir Putin has set up a commission to investigate the incident.
Crimean bridge destroyed: Ukraine cheers
In Ukraine, images of the destroyed bridge were greeted with joy. “Crimea. The bridge. The beginning,” Mykhailo Podoliak, an adviser to the Ukrainian presidential office, wrote on Twitter on Saturday. “Everything illegal must be destroyed, everything stolen must be returned to Ukraine.” However, Podoliak did not explicitly blame Ukraine for the explosions and fires.
Russia warns against shelling of Crimea bridge
After the Russian attack on Ukraine at the end of February, there were several explosions in Crimea, causing serious damage, including to military bases. There were repeated threats in the capital, Kyiv Vladimir Putin is the head of the Kremlin The bridge between the peninsula and the Russian mainland was opened under the island. More recently, in the Kerch region directly over the bridge in Crimea, there have been repeated incidents of drone bombings.
Russia issued strong warnings against shelling the bridge, a key strategic structure, and threatened to target command centers in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv if it did so. The Ukrainian leadership has repeatedly requested long-range heavy weapons from the West. This should also destroy the bridge as stated in Kiev.
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