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Explosions heard in Melitopol vicinity

Explosions heard in Melitopol vicinity Illustrative photo (Photo: Getty Images)
Author: Daria Shekina

Explosions were heard in the area near the occupied city of Melitopol in the Zaporizhzhia region. This occurred on Saturday, August 26, according to the Mayor of Melitopol, Ivan Fedorov, on Telegram.

"The occupiers in the Melitopol direction have no rest again. Residents of Melitopol report explosions outside the city," the message states.

Currently, there is no information about the causes of the explosions and their consequences.

Explosions heard in Melitopol vicinity

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Situation in the Zaporizhzhia region

Recalling that Russian forces occupied territories along the coast of the Azov Sea during the first months of the full-scale invasion. Currently, the Russians daily shell the settlements of the Zaporizhzhia region.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian forces have intensified their offensive actions in the Zaporizhzhia region this summer. The battles are taking place in two directions - the Melitopol and Berdyansk. Recently, our defenders entered the settlement of Robotyne and raised the Ukrainian flag there.