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War: Ukraine sinks Russian tugboat

The Ukrainian military on Friday said it has sunk a Russian tugboat in the Black Sea.

The tugboat was said to be on its way to resupply occupying forces on the strategically important Snake Island.

The Ukrainian Navy said, according to CNN, that “The tugboat of the Black Sea Fleet ‘Vasiliy Bekh’ was hit in the Black Sea during the transportation of ammunition, weapons and personnel of the Black Sea Fleet to Snake Island.”

The Navy claimed that the tug had a “TOR” anti-aircraft missile system on board.

According to the website Marine Traffic, the boat left Sevastapol, in Crimea, Tuesday night.

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