Ukrainian special forces commandos launched an overnight raid in Crimea damaging several Russian landing ships docked in the occupied peninsula.
Ukraine’s attack marks the latest in a series of raids and strikes targeting Russia’s Black Sea fleet which has been decimated by Kyiv’s forces.
The Main Directorate of Intelligence of Ukraine (GUR) posted footage from the raid in Crimea to its Telegram channel at 8am following the attacks.
The GUR said: “As a result of a night operation on the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea, small landing ships of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation were damaged by soldiers.”
It added: “The ships were carrying a crew and loaded armoured vehicles, including BTR-82.”
Although the GUR did not comment on potential Russian casualties, each of the landing vessels can carry up to 92 personnel.
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