One dead and four injured are reported to be the toll so far from the Russian missile strike on a Liberian-flagged cargo ship from China as it entered the port of Odesa.
International media reports that it is the 91,900-dwt cargo ship KMAX RULER (built 2009) which was hit by a missile from a Russian fighter jet. During the attack, the captain of the ship was killed while three Filipino sailors and one portman were injured.
The cargo ship was to load iron ore destined for China, according to Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov, who said there have been 21 Russian attacks on port facilities since Russia withdrew from the Black Sea grain export agreement. infrastructure of Ukraine. War experts do not rule out that the Russian missile was attracted by the radio operating on the ship.
Ukraine after Russia’s withdrawal from the Black Sea agreement has managed to create an alternative corridor since then, protected by its own weapons. More than 65 ships have already left Ukraine under the corridor