Russian ammunition warehouse exploded in occupied Melitopol: details
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Russian ammunition warehouse exploded in occupied Melitopol: details

Ivan Fedorov
An explosion in Melitopol

According to Ivan Fedorov, the head of Zaporizhzhia RMA, in the temporarily occupied Melitopol, a warehouse with ammunition of the Russian invaders was successfully destroyed.

An explosion in Melitopol on March 8

Ivan Fedorov told about the loud explosions by residents of the temporarily occupied cities of the Zaporizhzhia region.

Last night, an explosion was recorded in Tokmak near the KShZ district, which the occupiers turned into their military base. And yesterday "cotton rained" in Melitopol — the ammunition warehouse in the temporarily occupied city and the car that brought ammunition were blown up, says thethe head of the Zaporizhzhia RMA.

It is important to understand that the Russian army has occupied Melitopol since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

On March 11, 2022, it became known that the mayor of the city, Ivan Fedorov, was kidnapped by Russian invaders.

In a few days, he was rescued thanks to a special operation, exchanging him for 9 Russian conscripts.

At the beginning of Feb. 2024, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appointed Fedorov as the head of Zaporizhzhia кьA.

Losses of the Russian army as of March 8, 2024:

  • personnel — about 422,310 (+880) people,

  • tanks — 6,706 (+11) units,

  • armoured combat vehicles — 12,798 (+19) units,

  • artillery systems — 10,375 (+25) units,

  • MLRS − 1,011 (+2) units,

  • anti-aircraft warfare systems — 704 (+3) units,

  • aircraft — 347 (+0) units,

  • helicopters — 325 (+0) units,

  • UAV operational-tactical level — 7,998 (+35) units,

  • cruise missiles — 1,919 (+0) units,

  • warships/boats — 26 (+0) units,

  • submarines — 1 (+0) units,

  • vehicle and fuel tanks — 13,598 (+66) units,

  • special equipment — 1,656 (+9) units.

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