It flew into the occupiers' compound in Dzhankoy: Aksyonov says air defense system worked. Photo
On October 1, a loud explosion was heard in the temporarily occupied Crimea near Dzhankoy. Preliminary, a missile flew to the peninsula.
Local residents saw smoke rising into the sky. Meanwhile, the Russian invaders reported that the air defense of the Russian Armed Forces "shot down an enemy target" and that the wreckage damaged the warehouses. The statement was made by the so-called head of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov.
"There are no casualties or injuries... Please remain calm and trust only official sources of information," the Kremlin aide wrote on Telegram.
The Crimean Wind community reported that the explosion occurred around 12:37. Residents of Dzhankoy and Krasnoperekopsk districts heard it.
Occupant Oleg Kryuchkov, an adviser to Aksyonov, suggested that a "Ukrainian S-200 missile" was shot down.
As OBOZREVATEL previously reported:
- On September 22, 2023, a missile attack on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet was carried out in Sevastopol (occupied Crimea).
- The Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said that 34 Russian servicemen were preliminarily killed there.