A Russian-occupation official in annexed Crimea said Friday that a Ukrainian missile had struck the headquarters of Mocow's Black Sea fleet, the latest assault by Kyiv on the peninsula
Moscow, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22th Sep, 2023 ) :A Russian-occupation official in annexed Crimea said Friday that a Ukrainian missile had struck the headquarters of Mocow's Black Sea fleet, the latest assault by Kyiv on the peninsula.
Crimea has been targeted by Ukraine
's offensive but attacks on military installations there have recently intensified as Kyiv vows to recapture the Black Sea peninsula, which Moscow
annexed in 2014.
"The headquarters of the fleet have been hit in an enemy missile attack
," Mikhail Razvozhayev, the governor
of Crimea's largest city Sevastopol, said on social media
Razvozhayev said that missile fragments had fallen near a theatre and urged residents to stay clear of the site
In a second post
, he warned that another aerial attack
could be imminent, urging residents of the city, which is home to more than 500,000 people, to remain indoors.
"Attention everyone! Another attack
Please do not go to the city centre. Do not leave buildings," he said.
"Everyone who is near the headquarters of the fleet -- at the sound of the siren proceed to shelters," Razvozhayev added.
He said rescue workers were at the scene, adding: "Firefighters are taking all
measures to eliminate the fire
as soon as possible."
Authorities, he said, were still determining whether anyone had been injured
or killed in the attack
Ukrainian and Russian
attacks in and around the Black Sea have increased since Moscow
an accord that allowed safe passage to civilian cargo ships from
three Ukrainian ports.