Key Crimean bridge erupts in fireball after apparent car bomb


President Vladimir Putin’s flagship bridge to Crimea was damaged by an explosion that hit a fuel train and caused the only road link connecting the Russian mainland to the Black Sea peninsula to partially collapse. it annexed in 2014.

A truck explosion on the span’s roadway caused the train’s seven fuel tanks to burn as it crossed the Kerch Strait bridge early on Saturday, Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee said, according to the service. information sheet Tass. The bridge is closed to traffic following the partial collapse of two sections of the road bridge along the railway line, he said.

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