According to preliminary information, the Armed Forces of Ukraine attacked the military airfield in Novofedorovka. It is reported about 5 victims among whom there is a 13-year-old child. One person died.
At the airfield in Novofedorovka there was a training center for carrier-based aviation and Su-24m (Fencer NATO) bombers were based.
Russian propaganda reports that the explosions at the airfield and the subsequent detonation of ammunition are the result of a violation of fire safety:
Only violation of fire safety requirements is considered as the main cause of the emergency at the Saki airfield. There are no signs, let alone facts of deliberate impact on ammunition in order to undermine it.
At this time in Saki the peak of the tourist season, which is likely to end a little earlier.
The beaches of the city are rapidly emptying, there is a mass departure of vacationers across the Crimean bridge towards Russia.