Video Shows Mammoth Explosion Triggered By Apparent Bombing Of Russian Ship By Ukraine

In a blow against Russia’s Black Sea fleet, Ukrainian forces damaged a warship moored in Crimea, both countries confirmed Tuesday, according to multiple reports.

Ukraine claimed the Russian ship was destroyed in the attack, RadioFreeEurope reported. Both the Governor of Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov, and the Russian Defense Ministry corroborated the report of the bombing, according to the outlet.

The 360-foot long assault landing ship, known as the Novocherkassk and moored at a base in the city of Feodosia, was likely carrying weapons, including attack drones, Ukrainian military authorities said, according to The New York Times. The bombing by Ukrainian warplanes has left one dead and two wounded, according to Aksyanov, RadioFreeEurope reported.

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