Port in Russia's Novorossiysk hit in massive drone attack - video

Explosions in Novorossiysk
Explosions in Novorossiysk

Russia's Novorossiysk was rocked by a series of at least 8 explosions overnight on May 17 in a likely drone attack on the center's port area, Russian Telegram channel Astra claimed.

The explosions were reported by 3:30 a.m. and the city's air defense systems could be heard working, Astra added.

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Video footage of the nighttime explosions in Novorossiysk has surfaced online, showing flashes in the sky and evidence of fires.

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Krasnodar Oblast governor Veniamin Kondratyev blamed the attack on Ukraine.

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"Air defense forces suppressed over 10 drones," he claimed.

"Localized fires broke out due to falling drone debris and are currently being extinguished. Preliminary information indicates there are no casualties."

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