Ukraine shot down 10 missiles and over 20 drones launched by means of Russia in in a single day assaults at the capital Kyiv, the town of Dnipro and jap regions, Ukrainian officers stated on Friday.
Russia has intensified missile and drone attacks on Ukraine this month, particularly attacking logistics and infrastructure facilities earlier than an predicted Ukrainian counteroffensive.
The Ukrainian air force said it had shot down 10 missiles fired from the Caspian Sea, 23 Iranian-made Shahed drones and reconnaissance drones.
It said a complete of 17 missiles and 31 drones have been released at some stage in the assaults, which started at around 10:00 p.M. (1900 GMT) on Thursday and continued until five:00 a.M. On Friday.
Several drones and numerous missiles hit goals inside the Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk regions, officers said.
There became no on the spot word of any deaths.”It become a totally difficult night time. It become loud – the enemy launched a mass attack at the vicinity with missiles and drones,” Serhiy Lysak, the Dnipropetrovsk regional governor, stated at the Telegram messaging app. “Dnipro has suffered.”Lysak stated numerous houses, motors, and private organizations, including a shipping organization and a gasoline station, were broken.
Officials in Kyiv said the roof of a shopping mall, a private residence and numerous automobiles had been broken. The governor of the Kharkiv location also said harm to several personal houses and business facilities.
Russia, which started out its complete-scale invasion 15 months ago, has released masses of missile attacks due to the fact last October, seeking to break important infrastructure and electricity facilities.
It has shifted the focus of its missile moves to try to disrupt training for a Ukrainian counterattack, navy officials have stated.