Russian Ship Guarding Gas Pipeline Repels Attack from Ukrainian Drone Boats

  • Defensemirror.com bureau
  • 05:54 PM, May 24, 2023
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Russian Ship Guarding Gas Pipeline Repels Attack from Ukrainian Drone Boats
Ukrainain unmanned boats blow up after being shot at by a Russian warship @Russian MoD

A Russian surveillance ship, "Ivan Khurs" destroyed several Ukrainian unmanned boats that attacked it northeast of the Bosphorus Strait in Turkish waters this morning,
The ship was guarding the Turkish Stream and Blue Stream gas pipelines in Turkey's exclusive economic zone, a Russian defense official told the MoD's TV Channel, Tzvezda.
Confirming the incident, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said that the ship belonging to the Sevastopol-based Black Sea Fleet successfully repelled the attack from the suicide boats.
"All enemy boats were destroyed by fire from the standard armament of a Russian ship 140 kilometers northeast of the Bosphorus Strait," said the spokesman.

Russian Ship Guarding Gas Pipeline Repels Attack from Ukrainian Drone Boats
Ukrainain unmanned boats approach Russian vessel guarding Turkish Gas pipeline

The incident occurred today at 5:30 a.m. Three sea drones attacked a ship that was carrying out tasks to ensure the security of the gas pipelines.
Konashenkov stressed that Russia has started protection of gas pipelines after the terrorist attacks on the Nord Streams pipeline.

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