The attack on the Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Sevastopol on 22 September killed 34 officers, including the Black Sea Fleet commander, the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have said.
"There is an update on the enemy's losses as a result of the Special Operations Forces' special operation to destroy the Minsk battleship and the Black Sea Fleet headquarters. Taking into account the fact that the Minsk battleship was due to go on combat duty the next day, the personnel were present at the battleship. Irreversible losses amounted to 62 occupiers," the SOF said.
It is noted that 34 officers were killed when the headquarters was hit, including the commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet. Another 105 occupiers were wounded.
The HQ is beyond repair.
On 22 September, the Ukrainian Armed Forces hit the headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol. According to Sky News, Ukraine used British Storm Shadow missiles in the attack.
Initially, the military did not disclose the details of the operation, but Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk thanked the pilots after the strike.
Later, it became known that the Black Sea Fleet headquarters was hit during a meeting of the Russian Black Sea Fleet command. This special operation was called "Crab Trap". Dozens of occupiers were reported killed and wounded.