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Robot attacks in Odessa and Crimea – several people injured

According to Ukraine, Russia carried out several drone attacks around Izmail in the Odessa region of southern Ukraine, near the border with Romania. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office said six people were injured. Three of them were said to be seriously injured, according to Odessa Governor Oleh Kiper.

Oleh Kiper stated that groups of attack drones were used in the attack. “Damage to the port and other civilian infrastructure has been recorded,” he wrote on Telegram.

The Ukrainian military later stated that the attack, which lasted four and a half hours, led to a fire in a truck parking lot.

During the night vs Explosions were heard on Wednesday in the city of Sevastopol in the Russian-occupied Crimean peninsula. The Russian-appointed governor, Mikhail Razvozgayev, stated that it was a Ukrainian robot attack on the shipyard.

Mikhail Razvozgiev wrote on Telegram that there was a fire in a “non-civilian” facility and that at least 24 people were injured. The Russian Ministry of Defense stated that two ships were damaged in the attack. Pictures circulating on social media show how ships anchored in the port are catching fire.

The attack is said to have occurred in an area used for ship repair. Ukrainian military intelligence sources claim that a Russian amphibious ship and a submarine were hit, the BBC reports. Both should be in dry dock. If the information is correct, it is one of the most important attacks carried out by Ukraine so far on the Black Sea Fleet, according to what Reuters reported. BBC.

Ukraine has attacked Sevastopol and the Black Sea Fleet in the past.

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Russia illegally annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014.