The Ministry of Defense of Russia announced the damage as a result night strike two of his ships, which were being repaired at a factory in Sevastopol in the occupied Crimea.
“Tonight, the Armed Forces of Ukraine attacked the Ordzhonikidze ship repair plant in Sevastopol with ten cruise missiles and three unmanned boats against a detachment of Black Sea Fleet ships crossing the sea,” the message reads.
The Russian agency said that seven cruise missiles were allegedly shot down by means of anti-aircraft defense, and the patrol boat “Vasily Bykov” destroyed unmanned boats.
On the night of September 13, a correspondent of the Radio Liberty project Crimea. Realii reported about at least seven explosions, which sounded in Sevastopol. According to the report, the window panes shook from the blast wave, bright flashes and smoke were visible in the sky.
Traffic on the Kerch bridge, which connects the occupied Crimea with the territory of Russia, was blocked at that time.
The head of Russian-controlled Sevastopol, Mykhailo Razvozhaev, announced a missile attack on the city and that it was allegedly repelled by an air defense system. He also stated that the fire in the Kilen Balka area was “not at a civilian facility.” According to reports in Telegram channels, the fire broke out at the Ship Repair Plant. According to Krym.Realiya, complex repairs of ships of the Russian Navy are carried out there.