BREAKING: MASSIVE explosion in Russian-occupied city of Irmino in Luhansk, Ukraine

A massive explosion occurred in the Russian-occupied city of Irmino in Luhansk, Ukraine, believed to be a direct hit on an ammunition depot.


A massive explosion rocked the Russian-occupied city of Irmino this evening, Thursday, December 15. It is believed that the Ukrainian military possibly made a direct hit on an ammunition depot located in the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic territory.

Video footage uploaded onto social media shows a huge blast occurring, lighting up the night sky as it explodes. Local sources online have speculated that the strike took out a warehouse storing munitions for the Russian army. One user said they had geolocated the location as about an hour east of Bakhmut.

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