Moscow holds Washington responsible for the attack on the Crimean Peninsula after 5 were killed and 100 others were injured

The authorities announced in CrimeaAt least five people were killed and more than 100 others were injured when missile fragments scattered beachgoers during a Ukrainian raid on the city of Sevastopol.

“Unfortunately, we currently have 124 victims, three of whom are children and two adults,” Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on the Telegram app.

The Russian Ministry of Defense said in a post on Telegram: Ukraine The attack was carried out using US-supplied operational tactical ATACMS missiles equipped with cluster warheads.

The publication added that Russian air defenses shot down four missiles, but another missile deviated from its course in the final section, due to the effect of air defenses, and the warhead exploded in the air above the city.

In response to Ukrainian attack On Sevastopol, the Russian Defense Ministry said that such actions would not go unanswered, saying that responsibility for the attack lies with Washington.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russian Pres Vladimir Putin He is in constant contact with the Sevastopol authorities, adding that the Russian government’s priority is to provide all necessary assistance to the victims, RIA reported.

And occupied Russia Crimea since its forces annexed the peninsula in 2014, and since the outbreak War in Ukrainecame under intermittent attack by Ukrainian forces.

Kiev had previously insisted that its strikes were on Crimeawhich targeted Russian naval bases and ships, is an integral part of its strategy, which aims to try to isolate the peninsula and make it more difficult for Russia to continue its military operations on the Ukrainian mainland.

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