Driving the truck that exploded on the automobile part of the Crimean bridge could be 52-year-old Makhir Yusubov, who is the uncle of the owner of the car: Samir Yusubov. This is reported by the Kuban Telegram channel Mash.
The report says that in September the truck was on the territory of the Krasnodar Territory, and on the 22nd it was seen at the traffic police post Tsukerova Balka (Kushchevsky district). The publication claims that the truck was traveling from Rostov-on-Don to Krasnodar, and from there drove through the Krasnoarmeisky, Slavinsky and Temryuksky districts, where it hit the cameras five times.
On October 7, the truck appeared in the Kanevsky and Poltava regions, Armavir, and at 23:06 it was seen in the village of Svetly Put, Temryuk region, after which it did not get on cameras for six hours. On the morning of October 8 at 5:00 the car ended up in the village of Strelka, and at 5:52 it drove onto the bridge, the explosion occurred at about six in the morning. Mahir Yusubov did not get in touch with his relatives for two days.
Earlier, the Telegram channel Baza published a video with Samir Yusubov, who claims that he has nothing to do with the explosion on the bridge. The homes of his relatives are being searched, according to the channel.
The explosion on the automobile part of the Crimean bridge from the side of the Taman Peninsula thundered at 6:00 am on October 8. According to preliminary data, a truck exploded on the bridge, as a result, the tanks of the train, which was walking along the railway part, caught fire. The moment of the explosion was caught on video. The ICR opened a criminal case, however, under which article, it is not specified. The head of the parliament of the annexed peninsula, Vladimir Konstantinov, said that "Ukrainian vandals" damaged the bridge.
Putin instructed to create a government commission in connection with the "state of emergency" and sent the head of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation Vitaly Savelyev and the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation Alexander Kurenkov to the site of the explosion. By the evening of October 8, the head of the Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov, announced the resumption of traffic on the bridge. RIA Novosti published a video showing cars from Taman driving across the Crimean Bridge, according to a propaganda agency.