An ammunition depot has been attacked in the village of Vilne in the Dzhankoy district of Crimea. According to 112, three missiles hit the military facility, after which a fire broke out.
The strike on the ammunition depot was confirmed by the “head” of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov. Also, according to him, 11 Ukrainian drones were suppressed and shot down by means of REB and air defense in the sky above the peninsula. The fallen debris damaged a private house in Kirov district.
According to preliminary data, there were no casualties. However, the authorities decided to evacuate the population of nearby villages within a radius of 5 kilometers from the site of the emergency to temporary accommodation facilities.
Aksyonov added that “for safety reasons” traffic on the railroad in Dzhankoy district and the Dzhankoy-Simferopol highway had been suspended.
This is already the second strike on an ammunition depot in Crimea in three days. Last time the destruction of such a facility, as well as an oil depot in the Krasnogvardeysk district was reported on July 22. The Strategic Communications Department of the AFU reported on the successful operation in the settlement of Zhovtneve, publishing a video of the aftermath. Aksyonov also confirmed that an ammunition depot in Crimea had been blown up as a result of a Ukrainian drone attack.
In Zhovtneve there is a non-operational military airfield. Earlier, the Crimean guerrilla movement Atesh reported that the Russian armed forces were pulling military equipment there, including infantry fighting vehicles, KamAZ trucks and Tiger armored vehicles.