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Ukraine says Russian missiles hit tankers drifting in the Black Sea

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KYIV —Russian missiles have drifted in the Black Sea for more than four months and collided with tankers carrying diesel, Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported Thursday. Eco-bomb.

Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, the Moldovan-flagged tanker Millennial Spirit has been attacked twice.

A few days after the invasion, a missile launched from a warship was first attacked. Moldova said the ship had a Russian crew at the time, and two were seriously injured.

Ukrainian Southern Army Command was loaded with more than 500 tonnes of diesel when the ship was attacked in February and has since drifted without crew. I said I was doing it.

"Probably the rest of the cargo is on fire," the military said in a statement quoted by Interfax-Ukraine that the tanker had been attacked for the second time.

It called the ship a "delayed ecological bomb" and blamed the fact that it was drifting without crew in the blockade of a port in Ukraine in Russia. It is said that a Russian Kh-31 air-to-ground missile attacked the ship.

The details of the attack could not be independently confirmed by Reuters.

Ukraine states that Russia's aggression has caused enormous environmental damage and plans to seek compensation in international courts.

Ukraine-cited aggression threats to the environment include pollution of water bodies.

(Report by Aleksandar Vasovic, Written by Alexander Winning, Edited by Timothy Heritage)