Ukraine launches wave of drones at Crimea, says governor

Ukraine launched greater than 10 drones in a single day on the Crimean Peninsula, together with three on the port of Sevastopol, a Russian-installed official mentioned early on Sunday, including that air defence methods repelled all of the assaults on Sevastopol.

Reuters stories that the Moscow-installed governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, mentioned on Telegram: “No objects [in Sevastopol] had been broken.”

There have been no quick particulars of any harm from the strikes elsewhere on the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.

Mikhail Razvozhayev, left, with Vladimir Putin in Sevastopol in March
Mikhail Razvozhayev, left, with Vladimir Putin in Sevastopol in March. {Photograph}: AP

Baza, a Telegram channel with hyperlinks to Russia’s regulation enforcement companies, reported earlier on Sunday that in line with the channel’s preliminary info, there have been no casualties in what it mentioned was a sequence of assaults on Crimea.

In line with Ukrainian monitoring of Telegram channels, explosions came about in Sevastopol and Saki – the place Russia has an air base – in addition to just a few different locations.

Strikes on Russian-held targets have intensified prior to now two weeks, particularly in Crimea. Ukraine, with out confirming any function in these assaults, says destroying infrastructure is preparation for its deliberate floor assault.

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