Ukraine destroyed a ship in the Black Sea suspected of carrying Iranian drones used by the Russian Army

Ukraine destroyed a ship in the Black Sea that was transporting Iranian drones used by the Russian Army (REUTERS/FILE) (MURAD SEZER/)

The ukrainian air force He stated this Tuesday that He destroyed a Russian fleet ship in it Black Seasuspected of transporting iranian drones used by Moscow in it conflict against Kyiv.

“The Great Landing Ship Novocherkassk” was “destroyed” by Air Force pilotsindicated the military entity in Telegram.

“They say he transported Shaheds“, the Iranian explosive drones used massively by Russia against Ukraineadded the source.

The army He did not specify the site of the attack but the commander of the Air Force, Mykola Oleshchukreleased a video showing an explosion and a flare in the Russian naval base in Feodosialocated in Occupied Crimeaabout him Black Sea.

The attack occurred at the Feodosia naval base, located in Crimea occupied by Moscow forces (EUROPA PRESS/ARCHIVE)
The attack occurred at the Feodosia naval base, located in Crimea occupied by Moscow’s forces (EUROPA PRESS/ARCHIVE) (XINHUA / ZUMA PRESS / CONTACTOPH/)

The governor of Crimea, Sergei Aksionovconfirmed the attack in Feodosia.

“A enemy attack has been carried out in the sector of Feodosia. “That sector of the port is closed,” indicated the Russian authority in Telegram. He assured that “the detonation has concluded” and that “the fire is contained.”

Aksionov He did not specify the type of damage caused although he indicated that “the inhabitants of several houses” had to be “evacuated.”

He later confirmed the death of one person as a result of the event. He also reported two other injuries, without specifying whether they were security forces or civilians.

Ukraine throw frequently attacks on Crimea aimed especially at the Russian military device. In April 2022 she sank the Moscow cruisehe flagship ship of the russian fleet in it Black Sea.

The taking of Marinka

The Russian Defense Minister, Sergei Shoigu, announced this Monday the taking of Marinkalocated in the province of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, a town that had been in dispute for months in the framework of the fighting with the Ukrainian Army.

Shoigu detailed in a meeting with the Russian president, Vladimir Putinthat the town was fortifiedwith numerous reinforced concrete constructions and even had underground tunnelsas reported by the news agency TASS.

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, met this Monday with the Minister of Defense, Sergei Shoigu (REUTERS)
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, met this Monday with the Minister of Defense, Sergei Shoigu (REUTERS) (SPUTNIK/)

For his part, the Russian president, who held a meeting with Shoigu to learn about the latest developments on the front, stated that the “liberation” of Marinka opens more “operational space” for the Russian Army in the region.

“Convey the warmest congratulations and words of gratitude to all the personnel, to all the soldiers who participated at different times, at different stages, in the battles for the liberation of Marinka,” Putin stated.

(With information from AFP, EFE and Europa Press)

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