Ukraine confirms it struck Russian-occupied Snake Island in Black Sea

21 June, 04:38 PM
Snake Island from above (Photo:Maxar Technologies via Twitte)

Snake Island from above (Photo:Maxar Technologies via Twitte)

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have hit the Russian garrison at the Snake Island in the Black Sea in an ongoing military operation, Ukraine’s Operational Command South said in a Facebook post on June 21.

“Various forces and delivery methods were used to launch a concentrated strike at the Snake Island, inflicting heavy losses on what Russia proudly calls a garrison,” the Ukrainian military’s message reads.

Earlier media reports said that dozens of explosions were heard on the island, followed by a major fire. Eyewitness accounts spoke of multiple missiles being seen flying towards the island.

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