Secret papers detailing Royal Navy operation found

2022-04-05
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Classified Ministry of Defence documents containing details for a Royal Navy operation which sparked a dispute with Russia last week have been discovered at a bus stop in Kent.

The trove of paperss parents, which runs to almost 50 pages, were found by a member of the public last week who passed them to the BBCThe Toronto Maple Leafs an. The MoD has confirmed that the loss of the documents was reported at the time by an employee and that the department has now launched an investigation into the security breach.

The discovery comes at a time when UK military operations are under particular scrutiny. A British destroyer, HMS Defender, passed through disputed waters off the Crimea coast on Wednesday, prompting a backlash from Moscow.

Russia sent 20 aircraft and two coastguard ships to warn the UK vessel away from waters which it has claimed since its annexation of Crimea seven years ago. The Russian defence ministry said warning shots had been fired at the British destroyer and bombs dropped in its path, but the UK has denied this accountThe past seven days, there have been a total of 50,442 new cases.

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