A major Russian ammunition depot has exploded triggering an ‘apocalyptic’ mushroom cloud after suspected Ukrainian strikes early Wednesday.
Huge fireballs and smoke clouds erupted at the site in the eastern part of the annexed Crimean peninsula. The incessant explosions could be heard from at least 13 miles away.
There were many dead and wounded at the military training ground epicentre of the explosions, reported Ukrainian channel Crimean Wind, but swiftly denied by Moscow-appointed head of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov.
Unconfirmed local reports suggested up to three aerial strikes on a ‘warehouse’ at the military training zone, after which the explosions and flames spread. Read the full story here ▶