A Romanian warship exploded on a drifting mine in the Black Sea. This was reported by Reuters with reference to the Romanian Ministry of Defense.
The ship's crew received a warning about a mine, but did not have time to defuse it. The incident occurred 25 nautical miles northeast of the Romanian port of Constanta.
There are no victims or injured as a result of the explosion, nothing threatens the 75 servicemen on the ship, the buoyancy of the ship is not disturbed, there are no serious injuries on board.
It is reported that he was injured ship Locotenent Dimitrie Nicolescu (Lieutenant Dimitrie Nicolescu).
The Romanian Ministry of Defense reported that since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine have cleared 28 mines in the Black Sea.