Pentagon tracking 'explosions' in Sevastopol – senior U.S. military official

Pentagon tracking 'explosions' in Sevastopol – senior U.S. military official

The U.S. Department of Defense is "tracking reports of an alleged attack against Russian navy vessels in Sevastopol," a city in Crimea on the Black Sea.

A senior U.S. military official told this to reporters on Monday, October 31, Ukrinform reports, citing CNN.

"We do assess that there were explosions there, but I'm not going to have a damage assessment to share nor am I going to have any further information to provide in terms of what may have caused these explosions," the official said.

Russia "continues to conduct missile strikes against Ukraine's infrastructure to include their power grid, which has caused widespread power outages," the official added.

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On October 29, explosions rang out in the temporarily occupied city of Sevastopol, Crimea. Further reports clarified that the blasts occurred in the Sevastopol Bay, where the Russian Black Sea Fleet has a base. Ukraine did not confirm its involvement in the explosions.

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