A fire broke out on the Kerch bridge linking Crimea to Russia on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
A fire broke out on the Kerch bridge linking Crimea to Russia on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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Ukraine war: Russia says three people dead in truck blast that damaged key Crimea bridge

  • Russian authorities said the blast caused seven railway cars carrying fuel to catch fire, resulting in a ‘partial collapse of two sections of the Kerch bridge’
  • President Putin had ordered the creation of a government panel to deal with the emergency, and an investigation into the incident

A fire broke out on the Kerch bridge linking Crimea to Russia on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
A fire broke out on the Kerch bridge linking Crimea to Russia on Saturday. Photo: Reuters
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