Explosions are reported in Odessa – the day before the ship with grain left the port

Explosions are reported in Odessa – the day before the ship with grain left the port

 Explosions are reported in Odessa - the day before the ship with grain left the port

Granary in the port (archive photo)   Explosions are reported in Odessa – the day before the ship with grain leaves the port

In Russia, on the last Sunday of July, the Day of the Navy is celebrated. This year it fell on the 31st

Ukrainian media reported on Sunday about several explosions in Odessa.

Local authorities have not yet released more detailed information. Residents of the city and the region were advised to go to shelters, RBC Ukraine reports.

According to unofficial reports, Ukrainian air defense worked, but at least one Russian missile flew and exploded on the territory of Odessa. Edition "Dumskaya" wrote that four explosions were heard. Smoke is visible outside the city.

Meanwhile, Operational Command “South” The Armed Forces of Ukraine called the threat of a missile attack from the sea as high as possible. The Ukrainian military has warned that 17 warships and boats of the Russian Black Sea Fleet are maneuvering in the Black Sea along the coast of the annexed Crimea. Among them are six carriers of Caliber cruise missiles, as well as four large landing ships. In view of Russia's commitment to “sacredness and outstanding dates” the threat of missile attacks from the sea is as high as possible, emphasizes the “South” command.

In Russia, on the last Sunday of July, Navy Day is celebrated. This year, it fell on the 31st.

Earlier, Turkey announced that the first vessel with grain is expected to leave the port of Odessa on the morning of August 1 in accordance with the agreement signed with Russia in Istanbul on the resumption of exports of agricultural products from Ukrainian Black Sea ports. Moscow has previously rejected Kyiv's accusations of trying to disrupt agreements in connection with the attacks on Odessa.