Powerful explosions are heard in Sevastopol

Lyudmila Zhernovska21:16, 17.09.23

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced the downing of drones.

In the evening of September 17, powerful explosions are heard in occupied Sevastopol . Local Telegram channels write about it.

At 7:26 p.m., the operative channel of the road information center on the situation on the road approaches to the Crimean bridge reported in Telegram about the temporary blocking of traffic on it.

At 8:20 p.m., the network reported that after the explosion in the area of ​​Cape Fiolent, a fire was seen. After that, the locals continued to hear loud explosions, ambulances drove towards Fiolent with their sirens on.

As of 21:12, the public reports that the explosions continue. The occupation authorities have not yet commented on what is happening.

Information is being updated…

Updated at 9:30 p.m.: Drones are reported to be attacking the city, with locals hearing them in the sky.

Updated at 9:25 p.m.: The Russian Ministry of Defense said that around 8:30 p.m. air defense forces shot down two Ukrainian aircraft-type drones over the southwestern part of Crimea.

The network continues to report new explosions, Russian air defense is operating in the Fiolent area.

(C)UNIAN 2023


  1. They always forget to mention the drones they didn’t down. No doubt we will hear about another ship or two, or maybe even another S400 being blown to bits.

  2. Updated at 21:43: The strike could have been carried out in the area of ​​the St. George’s Monastery, where the 475th separate electronic warfare center of the Russian Federation is stationed, writes OSINTtechnical .

  3. Updated at 22:00: Ukrainskaya Pravda’s intelligence source reported that the Main Intelligence Directorate and the Ukrainian Naval Forces are conducting a joint operation in Sevastopol.

    Meanwhile, the Crimean Wind channel writes that explosions were heard in the area of ​​Fiolentovskoye Highway (Avtobat stop). “There is a Russian air defense military unit there, armed with the S-400 Triumph air defense system,” they note.

  4. Updated at 22:20: Videos of smoke are being published online and people are complaining about the burning smell. Razvozhaev explained this by the fact that in the area of ​​the Southern Bay the Black Sea Fleet uses “standard means of aerosol camouflage.”

    “Yes, the smell is unpleasant, but it is absolutely safe. Everything is calm in the city,” he writes.

  5. Updated at 22:25: The Russian Ministry of Defense again announces the downing of a UAV over the southwestern part of occupied Crimea. According to them, it happened around 9:30 p.m.

  6. Updated at 22:50: Occupation authorities say that the rescue service has recorded information about the fall of debris from a downed drone on a farm on the north side. No one was hurt, there was no damage.

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