An ammunition depot exploded in the north of Crimea, the Russian news agency TASS reported on Tuesday with reference to the administration of the village of Maiskoye.

The Ministry of Defense of Russia stated that there were no “serious” victims as a result of the explosion in Maysk, reports the state agency RIA. Earlier on Tuesday, the RIA also reported a fire at a transformer substation near the town of Dzhankoy in Crimea, 20 km (14 miles) away.

Crimea, which has been under Russian control since 2014, even though most of the world recognizes it as Ukrainian territory, has been the main staging ground for the military campaign Russia launched in Ukraine on February 24.

Ukraine has not officially confirmed or denied responsibility for the explosions in Crimea that occurred in recent days.

“We remind you: the normal country of Crimea is the Black Sea, mountains, recreation and tourism, and Crimea, occupied by the Russians, is warehouse explosions and a high risk of death of invaders and thieves,” wrote in a tweet after the explosions on Tuesday, adviser to the President of Ukraine Mikhail Padalyak.

Russian reports do not say how many explosions took place in total.

Last week, a series of explosions at an air base in the city of Novofeodorovka, on the western coast of Crimea, appeared to have severely damaged and destroyed several Russian military aircraft, according to commercial satellite images. Russia called the incident an accident.

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