On Tuesday, Ukrainian forces launched a missile attack on the port city of Feodosia in Crimea, which destroyed the Russian landing ship Novocherkassk. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, one person was killed in the attack. Photos published by Maxar Technologies show the damage that occurred after the attack.
Before and after satellite images show the aftermath of an attack on a Russian amphibious assault ship in the eastern port of Feodosia in Crimea on Tuesday, December 26.
The first photo from December 5, published by Maxar Technologies, shows the ship moored in the port. The second photo from Tuesday (December 26) shows clouds of smoke and serious damage to the unit.
Rocket attack on the city of Feodosia in Crimea
Let us recall that on December 26, Ukrainian forces carried out a missile attack on the port city of Feodosia in Crimea, which resulted in the destruction of the Russian landing ship “Novocherkassk”. General Staff of the Armed Forces Ukraine reported that “around 02:30, the tactical aircraft of the Air Force attacked a large landing ship of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation ‘Novocherkassk’ in the Feodosia area with cruise missiles.”
Moscow: one person dead, two injured
The Russian Defense Ministry, quoted by the Interfax news agency, said Ukraine used air-launched missiles to attack the port of Feodosia and a large landing craft was damaged.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry and officials cited by Reuters, the attack killed one person and injured two. It was also admitted that the “Novocherkassk” was destroyed. The Interfax agency reported that Ukraine used cruise missiles.