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Large Explosions in Simferopol, Capital of Crimea; Russians Suspected of Blowing Up Ammo Stocks
Pundit Press ^ | 3/2/14 | Aurelius

Posted on 03/02/2014 2:38:33 PM PST by therightliveswithus

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: Crimea

Update: 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.



TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: crimea; russia; simferopol; ukraine

1 posted on 03/02/2014 2:38:34 PM PST by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus
Why blow up ammo depots when their own equipment uses the same ammo?

Doesn't make sense.

Resistance by the Tartars?

Naw. Not a chance.

2 posted on 03/02/2014 2:41:43 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: therightliveswithus

Hmmm, I’m not believing this.


3 posted on 03/02/2014 2:45:58 PM PST by bgill
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To: Mariner
Never fear....Our Fairy Prince is on job, with his top foreign policy advisors Jay-Z and Beyonce!


4 posted on 03/02/2014 2:47:46 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: therightliveswithus

Maybe they blew up their own depots so the Russians couldn’t use it. Makes more sense.


5 posted on 03/02/2014 2:51:17 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Maybe that new leader is trying to instigate something.


6 posted on 03/02/2014 2:55:37 PM PST by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Mariner

“Why blow up ammo depots when their own equipment uses the same ammo?”

If you can’t safely move it and you don’t want to defend where it is, you destroy it.


7 posted on 03/02/2014 2:56:33 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: DonaldC

And that’s how the little instigator got to be the “illicit” leader.


8 posted on 03/02/2014 2:59:20 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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Less than $2.7k to go!!

9 posted on 03/02/2014 3:01:25 PM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: therightliveswithus

Champagne cork popping?


10 posted on 03/02/2014 3:23:49 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: RedMDer

No explosion in the city. It has been just confirmed by the reporter from Hromadske.TV Ukraine.


11 posted on 03/02/2014 4:20:25 PM PST by ineocon
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