Suspected drone strike sparks massive fire at fuel depot in Russian-occupied Crimea

(CNN) A massive fire broke out at a fuel storage depot in the Russian-occupied port city of Crimea after a suspected drone strike. Sevastopol.

The governor of the Russian-backed city, Mikhail Rasvosev, said four fuel tanks were hit but no one was injured.

Razvozhaev said the fire was contained and would not affect fuel supplies in Sevastopol.

Without claiming responsibility, Ukraine’s security intelligence called the fire “God’s punishment,” especially for civilians killed in the Ukrainian city. UmanAt least 23 people were killed in the attack by Russia on Friday.

“This sentence will last a long time,” Andriy Yusov told Ukrainian media on Saturday.

He urged Crimean residents to stay away from military facilities.

Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia in 2014 and is internationally recognized as part of Ukraine.

An important port for Russia’s Black Sea Fleet and a major naval base, Sevastopol harbors many suspected Ukrainians. attacks. On Monday, Razvozhaev said Drone attack Over the city, one of them was destroyed and the other detonated by itself.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed to liberate all parts of the country, including the occupied peninsula.

While wresting Crimea from Russian control may seem like an impossible feat, Ukraine attacks are making things difficult for the occupation while fighting for their eastern front.

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