NewsUkraine strikes Sevastopol, damaging Russian ships and infrastructure

Ukraine strikes Sevastopol, damaging Russian ships and infrastructure

Two Russian ships were hit.
Two Russian ships were hit.
Images source: © PAP | Can Merey
2:44 PM EDT, March 25, 2024

Ukrainian forces targeted two Russian Black Sea Fleet ships, Jamal and Azov, and inflicted damage on a communication center in Sevastopol, alongside several other infrastructure facilities.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine disclosed that the strike on Sevastopol in Crimea damaged the Jamal and Azov ships, the communication center, and multiple facilities of the Black Sea Fleet.

According to Anton Herashchenko, an advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the communication center was struck by at least three Storm Shadow missiles. He also highlighted that the area houses the FSB headquarters.

Massive attack

Residents in Crimea reported that the air defense system intercepted dozens of missiles destined for Sevastopol, yet acknowledged that Ukrainian forces aimed at communication systems.

Russian media revealed that the offensive resulted in 34 military casualties and 40 injuries. Additionally, three Su-27 bombers suffered damages in the attack.

The offensive against Sevastopol commenced on Friday evening, Eastern Time, and included strikes on an oil depot. Mikhail Razvozhaev, the occupying governor, confirmed a "massive attack" on the city.

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