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More than 10 missiles downed over Sevastopol, Crimea - official

Russia said Saturday evening it had repulsed a barrage of Ukrainian missiles fired at the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, but a child had been wounded, according to the city's governor. "According to initial information, more than 10 missiles have been shot down," Sevastopol's governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram. Russia annexed the territory from Ukraine in 2014.

Reuters WORLD
Published March 25,2024

Russian air defence systems shot down more than 10 missiles over the Crimean port of Sevastopol on Saturday, the Russian-installed regional governor said on the Telegram messaging app.

"Our military is repelling a massive attack on Sevastopol," the governor, Mikhail Razvozhayev, said. Preliminary information showed more than 10 missiles had been shot down, he said. One woman suffered a shrapnel injury and infrastructure was damaged, including an office building and a gas line, he added.