According to the governor of Rostov, Vasily Golubev, on his Telegram channel, “the air defense system was activated in the Morozovsk area and shot down a Ukrainian missile. The military is doing its job. Keep calm,” he wrote.
For its part, the Russian media channel Baza has reported that an unidentified object was shot down near the Morozovsk military airfield in Rostov, which borders the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine.
In neighboring Krasnodar, near the Kerch Strait and the annexed Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, another explosion occurred in the center of the city of the same name, according to the territory’s operational headquarters.
In videos published today in Baza and other Russian media, such as the Mash channel related to the Kremlin, a drone can be seen supposedly flying over the city.
The mayor has assured that the explosion was heard in the Morskaya street area, where two buildings, one office and one residential, were damaged.
“The cause of the incident is established. I ask the residents to remain calm,” the councilor wrote on his Telegram channel.