Overnight Ukraine launched a massive missile attack in Crimea on the Black Sea Fleet which saw two ships on fire and a strategically important shipyard was ablaze.
Commander of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Mykola Oleschuk said that explosions rocked Sevastopol.
Oleschuk thanked pilots in the Air Force and said that Russian forces are “being stormed” and warned that the missile attacks will “be continued.”
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The Ukrainian commander said on Telegram, In the meantime, the occupiers are being ‘stormed’ and are still recovering from the night ‘bavovna’ [attack] in Sevastopol, I would like to thank the pilots of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine for their excellent combat work. To be continued.”
An official from the Ukrainian intelligence agency, Andri Yusov also confirmed that a “submarine” was “damaged” in the missile attack in Sevastopol.
Yusov told Interfax on Wednesday, “Yes, we confirm the defeat of a large landing ship and a submarine.”
On Wednesday morning Russian “authorities” of Sevastopol reported a fire at a ship repair plant in the Kilen-balka area.
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced an attack by missiles from Ukraine and unmanned boats, as a result of which two ships were damaged.