Watch: Footage of the massive explosion that partially destroyed the Russia-Crimea bridge
· Oct 8, 2022 ·

The aftermath:


A fireball consumed two sections of the only bridge linking the occupied Crimean Peninsula to Russia on Saturday, disrupting the most important supply line for Russian troops fighting in southern Ukraine and dealing an embarrassing blow to the Kremlin, which is facing continued losses on the battlefield and mounting criticism at home.

The blast and fire sent part of the 12-mile Kerch Strait bridge tumbling into the sea and killed at least three people, according to Russian authorities, who said a Ukrainian truck bomb had caused the blast. That claim could not be independently verified and the Ukrainian government, which lauded the damage, stopped short of taking responsibility for the attack.

This conflict is not cooling off at all.

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