Russian Navy “Repelled” Drone Assault On Crimea Port

Russian Navy 'Repelled' Drone Attack On Crimea Port

The drone assault got here lower than every week after Vladimir Putin visited Crimea. (Representational)


The Russian navy “repelled” a drone assault on the port of Sevastopol in Moscow-annexed Crimea early on Wednesday, the Kremlin-backed governor of town mentioned.

The peninsula, seized by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, is house to Moscow’s Black Sea Fleet and has been hit by a sequence of drone assaults because the Kremlin’s offensive in Ukraine.

“In whole, three objects have been destroyed,” the Russian-installed governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev mentioned on Telegram.

He mentioned sailors had shot on the drones with “small arms” and that “air defence was additionally working.”

Mr Razvozhayev mentioned there have been no casualties and claimed no ships had been broken however that the explosions blew out home windows in close by buildings.

He urged calm and mentioned the “state of affairs was beneath management.”

The drone assault got here lower than every week after Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea and a day after Ukraine mentioned Russian cruise missiles have been destroyed in a blast in Crimea, however denied duty for the incident.

In October, Russia’s Black Sea Fleet was hit by a serious drone assault that the Kremlin blamed on Ukraine.

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