There is still no official data on whether a Ukrainian missile actually hit the Admiral Makarov frigate. However, in Crimea, an unusual movement was noted near a military hospital.
According to the publication “Crimea. Realities»to the hospital of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation in Sevastopol, presumably, wounded servicemen were brought from the Admiral Makarov frigate, about the defeat of which by the Neptune missile reported previously.
In the social network “Vkontakte”, in the community “Black List Sevastopol”, a message was published that approximately 30 ambulances were seen in the Nakhimovsky district of Sevastopol on the streets of General Melnik and Rabochaya, who arrived there within an hour after the message about fire on the ship.
The Crimean Wind Telegram channel, citing its own sources, writes that wounded sailors from the Russian frigate Admiral Makarov were brought to the Black Sea Fleet hospital on Lastova Square in Sevastopol.
As our publication wrote yesterday, according to preliminary information of the publication “Dumskaya”, the frigate “Admiral Makarov” was hit by a Ukrainian missile “Neptune”. On board there was an explosion followed by burning. The media reported that Russian aircraft were circling in this area of the Black Sea, and rescue ships came out of Crimea to help the ship.
At the same time, the publication emphasized that information about the explosion appeared on social networks on the evening of May 5, and wrote that “it has received confirmation that such an incident really happened.”
People’s Deputy of Ukraine Oleksiy Goncharenko announced the incident with the frigate in his telegram channel. According to Goncharenko’s preliminary information, the frigate is badly damaged, but remains afloat.
However, for the time being, the US Department of Defense and the Office of the President of Ukraine do not confirm information from the Odessa edition “Dumskaya” and the People’s Deputy of Ukraine Oleksiy Goncharenko about the possible defeat by the Ukrainian military of the Russian frigate “Admiral Makarov”. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby yesterday commented on media reports about a possible incident with the Russian frigate: “We have been studying this all day, and we have no information to confirm these reports.”