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.

Ukraine's attack on Crimea
Ukraine’s attack on Crimea

At the airfield in Novofedorovka there was a training center for carrier-based aviation and Su-24m (Fencer NATO) bombers were based.

Base Su-24m in Novofedorovka
Base Su-24m in Novofedorovka

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 the same time, there is information that Ukraine received from the United States missiles for MLRS HIMARS with a range of 300 km. Note that from Odessa to the Crimean city of Saki, about 270 km.

Rocket attack on the Crimea. Saki

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.


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