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Explosions reported in Crimea, Russians close Crimean Bridge

Explosions reported in Crimea, Russians close Crimean Bridge Photo: explosions were heard in occupied Crimea (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Explosions were heard in the temporarily occupied Crimea. The Russians blocked the Crimean Bridge, according to the Crimean Wind Telegram channel and the local networks.

At 12:08 a.m. Kyiv time, the Russian occupiers blocked the Crimean bridge. In Kerch, the Russian air defense forces allegedly shot down a drone.

There were also reports of the danger of using UAVs in Sevastopol.

At 12:33 a.m., it was reported that the alarm was sounded in military units in Sevastopol and Simferopol, and at 12:38 a.m., aircraft were lifted from the Belbek airfield.

At 12:39 a.m., monitoring channels reported the destruction of a missile over the Black Sea.

Meanwhile, an eyewitness filmed the movement of a drone in the Simferopol region.

At 12:47 a.m., the media reported the opening of the Crimean Bridge.

At 1:21 a.m. Ukrainian networks reported explosions in the temporarily occupied Sevastopol.

Crimean networks reported explosions in the area of Striletska Bay in Sevastopol. Eyewitnesses reported that a naval drone had entered the bay.

Situation in Russian-occupied Crimea

Over the past two months, the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces has effectively hit 15 air defense systems of the Russian invaders.

Thus, on the night of June 10, the Ukrainian Defense Forces eliminated the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile division near Dzhankoy, as well as the S-300 divisions near Chornomorske and Yevpatoria.

On the night of June 12, the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired a group of missiles at S-300 and S-400 air defense systems on the peninsula.

Meanwhile, due to the large number of attacks, Russia withdrew all missile carriers from Crimea.