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After the explosions that occurred on August 9 at the Saki military airfield, 62 apartment buildings were damaged, said the head of the Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov. The scale of damage caused to the private residential sector, according to him, is still being clarified, Then24 reports.

In Novofedorovka and the neighboring village of Mikhailovka, gas supply was turned off, and electricity supply was cut off in the area of ​​the airfield. They are planned to be restored after the gas pipelines and electrical networks are examined by specialists for damage.

14 people were injured, said Aksyonov. “Only one has been hospitalized, the rest are at home, the injuries are of mild severity,” the head of the Crimea said. He also confirmed that there is evidence of one dead civilian. It follows from Aksenov’s statement that this is not a local resident, his family has not yet been contacted.

An emergency situation on a municipal scale has been declared, Aksyonov said, adding that compensation from 10,000 to 100,000 rubles will be paid to all victims, depending on the amount of damage.

About 10 thousand people permanently live in Novofedorovka and neighboring Mikhailovka, but in the summer season, this is a popular vacation spot where tourists come.

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stated that the cause of the explosions was a violation of safety regulations, “there was no fire impact.” Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine, and the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said that the Ukrainian side was not involved in the explosions. While The New York Times and The Washington Post referring to unnamed Ukrainian government sources, they write that the explosions at the military airfield were staged by some Ukrainian special forces.

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