Ukraine military hit Zalyv plant in port city of Kerch, Crimea

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Ukraine hit a shipyard in the city of Kerch with 15 cruise missiles on Saturday, damaging one ship, Russian news agencies cited the Russian defense ministry as saying.

The ministry said in a statement that air defense systems destroyed 13 of the Ukraine-launched missiles.

Ukraine’s armed forces earlier said they hit marine and port infrastructure at a factory in the port city of Kerch in Russian-occupied Crimea.

“The evening of Nov. 4 Armed Forces of Ukraine implemented successful strikes on marine and port infrastructure of the ‘Zalyv’ factory in the temporarily-occupied city of Kerch,” the Department for Strategic Communications of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said in a Telegram post, giving no further details.

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Earlier Sergei Aksyonov, the Russian-installed head of Crimea, said air defense systems had been in action around a Kerch shipyard named after B.E. Butoma, as the Zalyv shipyard is now known.

“Fragments of downed missiles fell onto territory of one of the dry docks,” Aksyonov said in a Telegram post. “There were no casualties.”

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