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Ukraine’s Naval Forces claim possible hit on Ivan Khurs ship

Dmytro Pletenchuk, a spokesman for Ukraine’s Naval Forces, said that the Russian landing ship Ivan Khurs might have been hit in addition to the landing ships Yamal and Azov during a recent attack on Sevastopol.
Russian large landing ships in occupied sevastopol
Satellite images showing the results of missile attacks on Russian large landing ships in occupied Sevastopol.
Ukraine’s Naval Forces claim possible hit on Ivan Khurs ship

A spokesman for Ukraine’s Naval Forces, Dmytro Pletenchuk, said on 23 March that another ship named Ivan Khurs might have been hit, in addition to the two previously hit ships Yamal and Azov.

Ukraine’s Armed Forces hit large Russian landing ships Yamal and Azov, a communications center, and several infrastructure facilities of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in occupied Sevastopol in the late hours of 23 March. The damage to the landing ship Yamal reportedly was critical.

Pletenchuk told Radio Svoboda that Ivan Khrus “most likely was also damaged.”

“As soon as we gather this information from various sources, we will be able to verify it,” he added.

The ship Ivan Khurs is not a combat unit but part of the auxiliary fleet of the Russian Black Sea Fleet. In May 2023, Magura V5 drones attacked the Russian reconnaissance ship Ivan Khurs. Although at that time, the Russian Ministry of Defense claimed that the attack was repelled, Ukraine’s Military Intelligence reported that they had indeed inflicted damage on this ship.

The Russian side did not comment on this information. However, the Russia-appointed head of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhaev, stated that the evening attack on Sevastopol was “the most massive in recent times.”

Since August 2022, explosions have been heard almost daily in Crimea. Ukraine’s Military Intelligence Chief Kyrylo Budanov said earlier that Ukrainian forces can reach any Russian military bases in occupied Crimea.

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