April 19, 2024


The Legal System

Ukraine war: Russians among eight arrested over Crimea bridge blast, says FSB

Ukraine war: Russians among eight arrested over Crimea bridge blast, says FSB

Russia’s safety companies (FSB) claimed on Wednesday that they experienced arrested eight folks suspected of involvement in the organisation of Saturday’s bomb assault on the bridge linking Crimea to Russia.

In a assertion, the FSB reported 5 Russians and “three Ukrainian and Armenian citizens” experienced been arrested.

“The explosive gadget was concealed in 22 pallets of plastic film rolls weighing a total of 22,770 kilos,” the FSB stated.

The security company states the explosives were sent in early August by ship from the port of Odessa in Ukraine to the port of Rousse in Bulgaria. They then handed through the port of Poti in Ga and had been delivered to Armenia in advance of arriving by highway in Russia.

The Russian providers assert that the explosive unit entered Russia on 4 Oct in a truck registered in Georgia, before achieving the Russian area of Krasnodar, which borders Crimea, on 6 October, two times before the explosion.

The FSB claims that this “terrorist assault” was organised by Ukrainian military intelligence, saying that an agent in Kyiv experienced coordinated the transit of the explosives and had been in make contact with with the many intermediaries.

Other specialists have speculated that the explosion arrived from beneath the bridge, and was not prompted by a truck bomb on the bridge alone. 

In reaction to the attack on the bridge, Russia carried out substantial bombing raids throughout Ukraine on Monday and Tuesday.