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Russia accuses Ukraine of firing missiles at its Black Sea headquarters

Ukraine launched a missile attack against the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, as stated this Friday (22) by the governor of Sevastopol, Crimea, appointed by Russia.

“The enemy launched a missile attack on the fleet headquarters,” Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram.

Sevastopol, home to the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, is the largest city on Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Moscow forces in 2014.

Russian state media TASS reported that debris was “scattered over hundreds of meters” after the missile strike. TASS added that a large number of ambulances were on their way to the scene of the attack.

Razvozhayev also said that shrapnel fell near the Lunacharsky Theater.

The Russian-appointed governor said operational services had gone to the site of the attack and that information about any casualties was being clarified.

He also warned that another attack was possible and told residents to avoid the city center and not leave buildings.

Last week, Ukraine launched an extensive attack on the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s naval repair base that damaged two Russian warships, officials said.

The Russian Defense Ministry said Ukrainian armed forces attacked the Sergo Ordzhonikidze shipyard in Sevastopol on September 13 with 10 cruise missiles and three unmanned boats, in what appeared to be Kiev’s most ambitious attack on the port since the beginning of the war.

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Source: CNN Brasil

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