Explosions heard near Belbek airfield in Crimea, ‘Gauleiter of Sevastopol’ says it’s ‘training’

7 March, 12:18 PM
Belbek Airport in Sevastopol, Crimea, in 2020 (Photo:GoogleMaps / Skhemy)

Belbek Airport in Sevastopol, Crimea, in 2020 (Photo:GoogleMaps / Skhemy)

Explosions rang out near the Belbek airfield in Russian-occupied Sevastopol on the morning of March 7, local Telegram channels reported on March 7.

Kremlin puppet authorities in Crimea, as has become usual, said that the explosions were due to “training.”

Locals are worried though.

“There is anxiety in Sevastopol... There is talk of an explosion near the Belbek airfield,” the Crimean Wind Telegram channel wrote.

The Russian-installed “governor” of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, said that there were no explosions, and that military training was being conducted.

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“Everything is calm in the city. Have a good day everyone,” he wrote on Telegram.

There have been other reports of explosions in Ukraine’s Russian-occupied Crimea in recent days - in the afternoon of March 4, explosions were heard in near the territory’s capital Simferopol.

The occupiers claim that they allegedly shot down a drone in the village of Gvardiyske, the debris of which fell on the territory of a garden association and detonated.

A huge crater was formed at the scene.

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