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Explosions and gunfire reported in Sevastopol, Crimea

Explosions and gunfire reported in Sevastopol, Crimea Illustrative photo (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Daria Shekina

In the temporarily occupied Sevastopol, explosions are heard on the evening of February 6. Local residents also hear sounds of automatic gunfire, according to local Telegram channels.

As reported on the network, explosions are heard, presumably in the area of ​​Cossack Bay.

There is currently no detailed information about the situation in Sevastopol.

Explosions in Crimea on January 31

On January 31, multiple explosions were heard in the temporarily occupied Crimea. Local Telegram channels published photos and videos showing traces of rockets in the sky.

There were also reports on the network of a supposed fire in the area of ​​the Belbek airfield in Sevastopol. At the same time, the Russians claimed that the temporarily occupied Crimea was supposedly attacked by dozens of rockets.

Commander of the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Mykola Oleshchuk made a statement hinting at an attack on the Belbek airfield.

Later, Russian media claimed that a communication point at the Belbek airfield in Sevastopol may have been attacked.

Also, an anonymous Russian Telegram channel Kremlin's Tabakerka reported the loss of two Su-27 aircraft, one Su-30, and 12 fatalities, including pilots, at Belbek.

On February 2, the spokesperson for the Air Force, Yurii Ihnat, stated that at least three Russian aircraft and personnel were hit during the attack on the Belbek airfield in the temporarily occupied Crimea on January 31.