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 Two power pylons supplying electricity to occupied Crimea damaged near Chonhar

Two power pylons supplying electricity to the peninsula were blown up by unknowns at night near Chonhar on the administrative border with the Russian-occupied Crimea.

As reported by Censor.NET citing UNIAN, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in the Kherson region claims two power pylons of Melitopol-Dzhankoi power line were damaged but did not fall.

According to preliminary information, the explosion was caused by 82-mm mortar shells planted on the pylons. Two of them failed to go off and were neutralized by explosion engineers who shortly arrived at the scene.

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The incident was reported by the activists blocking trucks heading to Crimea with food and commodities.

As previously reported, Oct. 6, a power pylon was damaged near Chonhar, which has now been restored.
 
 
 
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