The Ukrainian military announced on Friday that it had sunk a Russian tugboat in the Black Sea.
The tug is believed to be en route to resupply the occupying forces on the strategically important Snake Island.
The Ukrainian Navy stated, according to CNN, that “Black Sea Fleet’s tugboat ‘Vasiliy Bekh’ was hit by bullets in the Black Sea while transporting ammunition, weapons, and personnel of the Black Sea Fleet to Snake Island.
The Navy claims that the tug has a “TOR” anti-aircraft missile system on board.
The Ukrainian military revealed that 70% of the crew on board were hit.