Sunday, March 02, 2014

Large Explosions in Simferopol, Capital of Crimea; Russians Suspected of Blowing Up Ammo Stocks

According to the BBC, at least two large explosions have been heard in Simferopol, the capital of Crimea.

A local reports says the blasts came from Russian troops destroying Ukrainian ammunition depots. However, this report is unofficial and only coming from a French News source:

The BBC is now offering these details on the explosions:
A loud bang was heard about 23:10 local time (21:10 GMT), following by a smaller blast, BBC reporters in Simferopol say.

A city resident blogged about hearing an explosion come from the direction of Elevatornaya Street, where an electronic combat military unit is based.

Update, 5:41pm EST:
A writer for Buzzfeed states that he has reports that the explosions were grenades:

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