The Russian-appointed governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, wrote on the Telegram messaging application that the city of Sevastopol was put on airstrike alert for about an hour after debris from the intercepted missile fell. Pier.
Mr Razvozhayev said a piece of rocket debris fell on a park north of Sevastopol, part of which had to be cordoned off. Ferry service in the area was also temporarily suspended, then resumed.
Loud explosions were also heard near the Vilne region in northern Crimea, followed by clouds of smoke, according to a pro-Ukrainian news channel reporting on developments in the peninsula on Telegram.
Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozev spoke by phone as smoke and flames rose from the burning Sevastopol shipyard in Crimea. Photo: AP
Also on September 23, Ukrainian intelligence chief Kirill Budanov did not comment on whether Western-made missiles were used in the September 22 attack.
The Ukrainian military also provided more details about the September 22 attack. Kiev said the air force carried out 12 strikes on the headquarters of the Black Sea Fleet, targeting areas where personnel, military equipment and weapons were gathered. Ukraine said two Russian anti-aircraft missile systems and four artillery units were targeted.
According to the US Institute for the Study of War (ISW), Ukraine has targeted naval facilities in Crimea in recent weeks, while the brunt of the summer retaliation has been slow to be received in the east and south. Southern Ukraine.
Ukrainian troops fired BM-21 Grad multiple launch rockets at Donetsk. Photo: Reuters
On September 23, Ukrainian forces and armored vehicles broke through Russia’s main defense line on the southern front. Sheet Washington Post commented that although it was a minor but important victory for Kyiv, especially as Ukraine was looking for a major breakthrough in an exhausting counter-offensive.
A commander of a Ukrainian air assault unit fighting in the southeastern Zaporizhia region said that over the past week, armored vehicles have advanced through the so-called “Surovikin Line” near Verbov, a small village located a short distance from the village. Robotin several kilometers from where Ukrainian forces took control last month.
However, the man acknowledged that it was a small price to pay when the country’s forces penetrated Russia’s main defense line in the southeast with armored vehicles.
The “Surovikin Line” consists of 3 layers: mine fields, obstacles and solid concrete fortifications.
The Institute for War Studies believes this is the first observation of Ukrainian armored vehicles operating beyond Russia’s three-layer defense line since Ukraine began its counter-offensive campaign.