Russia thwarts missile attack on Sevastopol, local official says

(Reuters) - Russia prevented a missile attack on Crimea's Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, the Moscow-installed governor of Sevastopol, said in a post in his Telegram channel.

Earlier Razvozhayev said that Russia had downed several drones near Sevastopol.

"According to updated information, our air defence repelled a missile attack on Sevastopol. Information on possible damage from falling parts of downed missiles and casualties is being verified," Razvozhayev said.

(Writing by Maxim Rodionov; Editing by Andrew Heavens and Jon Boyle)