The governor of the city of Sevastopol in the Crimean peninsula, which Moscow annexed and installed, warned on Saturday of the possibility of a new Ukrainian missile attack on the city, the day after Kiev attacked the headquarters of the Russian fleet in the Black Sea.
“Be careful, missile danger! Missile danger!” Mikhail Razvoyev warned on a telegram. “Close your windows tightly and do not approach them,” he added, urging people in cars and public transport to take shelter.
Shortly after, he announced that “the danger is over.”
Mr. Razvogayev had previously explained that “fragments” of the missile fell on the outskirts of Sevastopol.
Kiev announced on Friday that it had launched a “successful strike” on the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in the annexed Crimean Peninsula, resulting in the loss of at least one soldier, at a time when Ukraine is trying to move the battle to the strategic peninsula.
This Ukrainian region, which Moscow annexed in 2014, and the city of Sevastopol, where the targeted naval headquarters is located, are located at the heart of the Russian military regime’s invasion of Ukraine, whether to supply the forces occupying southern Ukraine or to carry out operations. Missile strikes from the sea.
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