Donetsk, Jul 17 — DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic transport authorities have suspended the bus line to Crimea until further notice, the regional state-owned transport company reported.

“The sale and booking of tickets as well as the regional bus link from our terminals have been suspended from July 17, 2023 due to Crimean bridge traffic restrictions, ” “Donbass Bus Terminals” said.

Last night, explosions ripped across the bridge which spans the Kerch Strait. Part of the structure was damaged. Crimean leader Sergei Aksyonov said that traffic had been stopped in the 145th pillar area from the direction of the Krasnodar territory. Russia’s Investigative Committee said that the overnight attack was an act of  terror.

Later on, Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin said that authorities would take measures to speed up the crossing of the checkpoints between Donbass and the Rostov region in connection with the Crimean Bridge events. It is the only land corridor to the peninsula.*jk