Media: In occupied Melitopol blew up the head of a transport company that transported “Wagnerites” | PHOTO | VIDEO
On March 14, a Toyota Land Cruiser was blown up in Melitopol, which, according to preliminary data, ym, belonged to the owner of one of the largest private transport companies in the city, Ivan Tkach. This is reported by journalist Denis Kazansky.
«Apparently — this is again a business showdown, which will then be attributed to the Ukrainian DRG. The invaders have been robbing and squeezing out businesses in the occupied territories for a year now. It looks like this is an episode from the same series», — Kazansky noted.
Later he wrote that Tkach's legs had been torn off and his hospitalized in serious condition. Then Kazansky said that the collaborator had died in the hospital.
According to «Ukrainska Pravda«, the SBU confirmed the death of Tkach, who, from the beginning of September 2022, the occupiers appointed to the post of director of the «Municipal Unitary Enterprise «City Transport» of the military-civilian administration of the city of Melitopol».
The SBU clarified that since the beginning of March 2022, Tkach has taken the initiative to organize urban passenger transportation under the leadership of Sergey Borisovich Zolotarev (first deputy of the so-called « ;head of the military-civilian administration of the city of Melitopol»).
He established transport links with the occupied Crimea, as well as the territories of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, which he openly spoke about in propaganda videos.
Tkach also organized the movement of personnel of the RF Armed Forces from Donetsk, Kherson regions and Crimea to the Zaporozhye region and back.
Using the rolling stock «MUP «City transport», he organized the transportation of PMC mercenaries «Wagner» to the line of contact in the Zaporozhye region.
According to collaborator Vladimir Rogov, one person was injured in the explosion, later he clarified that two people were injured: a man and a woman. According to Rogov, the explosion was carried out with the help of an improvised explosive device.
A protege of the Russian Federation in the Zaporozhye region said that « kg of explosive in TNT equivalent».
There was also information that it could be the car of collaborator firefighter Dmitry Kucherkov.