Second mine in 24 hours neutralised off coast of Odesa Oblast
KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO – SUNDAY, 21 AUGUST 2022, 19:15
A naval mine was neutralised in the Black Sea off the coast of Odesa Oblast; it is the second drifting mine in the last 24 hours.
Source: Serhii Bratchuk, spokesman for the Odesa Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram; Suspilne
Quote from Bratchuk: “Explosives specialists from the Group of Disparate Forces of Southern Ukraine have destroyed another naval mine drifting [in the Black Sea], the second one in the last 24 hours.”
Details: Suspilne has earlier reported that a blast could be heard in Odesa.
Operational Command Pivden (South) told Suspilne that the blast heard by the residents of Odesa occurred when a mine had been neutralised in the waters off the coast of Odesa Oblast.
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