The tragedy was captured on video by casual bystander. The video shows the people scarreing in every direction after the first explosions. At the same time, in spite of the explosions, the fireworks were not stopped.
An unknown man tried to warn people of danger by shouting ‘Step back!’:
According to NEXTA telegram channel, another incident was just about to happen on Wednesday evening. When vehicles were returning to a military unit after the parade, one of the tanks started to drift on the slippery pavement in Surganov Street, and it was an absolute miracle that the driver managed to bring it to a stop a few meters away from pedestrians.