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Ukraine's Security Service behind attack on Russian tanker

Saturday, 5 August 2023, 08:50
Ukraine's Security Service behind attack on Russian tanker

The media have said the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has carried out a special operation leading to an explosion on SIG, a large Russian oil tanker.

Source: Interfax-Ukraine news agency, citing their sources in the SSU

Details: The source reported that on the night of 4-5 August, the SSU, together with the Ukrainian Navy, conducted a special operation resulting in an explosion on a large Russian oil tanker SIG, carrying fuel for the Russian army.

The special operation featured an uncrewed surface vessel (USV) loaded with 450 kg of TNT.

The SSU ran this special operation jointly with the Ukrainian Navy in the territorial waters of Ukraine.

The agency has not officially announced anything so far.

Media and Telegram channels are posting videos supposedly from the vessel that hit the tanker.

The source of the video is unknown.


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