Ukraine launched a missile attack on the headquarters of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, the Russian-appointed governor of Sevastopol, Crimea, said on Friday.
"The enemy launched a missile attack on the headquarters of the fleet," Sevastopol governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram.
Sevastopol, home to Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters, is the largest city in the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea that was illegally annexed by Moscow's forces in 2014.
Russian state media TASS reported that debris was “scattered for hundreds of meters” following the missile strike. TASS added that a large number of ambulances were on their way to the scene of the attack.
Razvozhayev also said that a piece of shrapnel fell near the Lunacharsky Theater.
The Russian-appointed governor said operational services went to the scene of the attack and said information about any casualties is being clarified.
Ukrainian officials have not yet commented on the incident.
Last week, Ukraine launched an extensive assault on the ship repair base for Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, which damaged two Russian warships, according to officials. Russia’s Defense Ministry said Ukrainian armed forces attacked the Sergo Ordzhonikidze shipyard in Sevastopol on September 13 with 10 cruise missiles and three unmanned boats, in what appeared to be Kyiv’s most ambitious strike on the port since the war began.