Ukrainian mines in Kherson port prevent 12 ships from leaving

Ukrainian mines in Kherson port prevent 12 ships from leaving

Most of them are Turkish, the deputy head of the Kherson regional administration, Stremousov, has said.

“They are under full protection, nothing is threatening them,” he stressed.

Mines planted by the Ukrainian Armed Forces off the Black Sea coast hinder shipping, including grain exports. The UN estimates that it could take several months to clear the water area of munitions.