In the city of Taganrog in the Rostov region of the Russian Federation on Friday afternoon there was a strong explosion.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation says that a Ukrainian missile was shot down and debris fell on the city. Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov called the incident "senseless work of the Russian Air Defense Forces".
The explosions in the Russian city of Taganrog were the result of incompetent actions of the anti-aircraft defense of the aggressor country of the Russian Federation. This was announced on Twitter by the secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov.
The events in Taganrog are nothing more than the completely illiterate actions of the operators of Russian air defense systems...
On July 28, the Russian mass media reported an explosion in the courtyard of the state bank. According to their data, a hole with a diameter of 5 meters and a depth of 5 meters was created on the site. The head of the Taganrog administration Andriy Fateev said that "a state of emergency has been introduced in the area of the incident".
“Residents of Taganrozh, I understand your concern about today's event in the city center. The city administration had an operational headquarters. First of all, it is necessary to provide the victims with all necessary medical and psychological assistance and to organize work on the inspection of the damage. A state of emergency will be introduced in the event area - he declared.
Russian mass media and propaganda telegrams reported broken glass in houses near the blast site. Soon after, the governor of the Rostov region, Vasyl Golubev, said that the rocket "probably exploded" on Lermontovsky Avenue, near the Chekhov Garden cafe.
According to the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, 14 people were injured, seven of them were hospitalized. Another seven victims were treated on an outpatient basis.
The Meduza newspaper writes that the Russian Ministry of Defense announced a missile attack on the residential infrastructure in Taganrog. According to the agency's version, the blow was delivered by an anti-aircraft missile of the S-200 anti-aircraft complex "converted into a strike version". They said that the Russian air defense system detected and intercepted a Ukrainian missile, and fragments of it fell on the city. The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation also accused Ukraine of carrying out a terrorist attack.
One of the first to comment on the Taganrog explosion in Odessa was Odessa OVA spokesman Serhiy Bratchuk.
In Russian Taganrog at the address of 22-year-old Lermontovsky near the Chekhov Sad cafe exploded a rocket. It is interesting that the point of arrival of the rocket in Taganrog is about 5 km from the Taganrog airbase.
According to him, an A-50 long-range radar detection aircraft was spotted there. Tu-95 rocket bombers and UAV launch platforms are also stationed at the airport.