A “special operation” is underway in Crimea and explosions have been heard after an attack by a drone.
This comes days after Ukraine attacked the Black Sea fleet in Sevastopol and last night in the same city explosions and gun fire was heard.
A resident told Suspline news agency, “There were three loud explosions and several quiet ones. An acquaintance wrote that the explosions were in the south of the city in the direction of Cape Fiolent.”
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It is not known, but it is thought Ukraine could have been targeting Russia’s 26th Marine Radion Engineering Unit as they are based at the cape which holds 12 radar antennas.
The news agency cited an intelligence official who said the explosions in Crimea are as a result of a “joint special operation of the GUR and the Navy.”
Russia’s Ministry of Defence said, “An attempt by the Kyiv regime to carry out a terrorist attack by an aircraft-type UAV on objects on the territory of the Russian Federation was stopped.
“Two Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles were destroyed over the southwestern part of the Crimean peninsula by regular means of air defence.
British officials have said on Friday that the attack led to Russian Navy’s Kilo-class submarine, Rostov-na-Donu severely damaged.
British officials said that the Russian sub suffered “catastrophic” damage and the Ukrainian missile strike completely destroyed a Russian landing ship.