Russia says its Black Sea fleet destroyed stray Ukrainian mine

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The Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday its forces destroyed a stray Ukrainian mine drifting in the south-western part of the Black Sea.

It said the mine was detected by Russia’s Black Sea fleet, floating about 180 kilometers (111 miles) northeast of the Bosporus Strait.

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“On the decision of the ship’s commander, a Ka-27 helicopter was taken into the air, whose crew eliminated the mine with machine-gun fire,” the ministry said.

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