Powerful explosions shook the occupied city of Sevastopol in the early hours of Sep. 13 in a missile attack on a Russian naval shipyard that reportedly damaged two ships.
A submarine and a landing ship in Russia’s Black Sea fleet were damaged in the attack, according to Main Intelligence Directorate (HUR) spokesman Andriy Yusov. Two shipyard employees were reportedly killed, and 26 were injured.
While Yusov did not name the vessels involved in the attack reports have emerged on social media that the Kilo-class submarine Rostov-na-Donu, and the Ropucha-class landing ship Minsk, were the ships involved.
"Two vessels have been damaged: the diesel-electric submarine Rostov-na-Donu and the large landing ship Minsk, both of which were undergoing repairs in a dry dock," the Shot Russian Telegram channel reported.
The Commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, Lt. Gen. Mykola Oleshchuk, has posted a photo of the explosions in Sevastopol on his Telegram channel and expressed his gratitude to the pilots involved for their "excellent combat work."
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