Occupants launched 6 missiles and 12 drones at Ukraine at night, 13 targets were shot down by air defense forces
On the night of October 16, the Russian terrorist army launched another attack on Ukraine using missiles and kamikaze attack drones. In total, the enemy launched 6 missiles and 12 UAVs.
The air raid alarm sounded around midnight in a number of regions. The danger spread to the central, southern and western regions.
Russian terrorists used ballistic weapons, guided missiles and attack drones. The enemy attacked Ukraine from several directions.
The Ukrainian military recorded the use of one Iskander-M ballistic missile, five X-59 guided missiles and 12 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs.
The Russians used the aircraft missiles to shell the northern and eastern regions of Ukraine. The occupiers sent the attack UAVs in different directions, including to the west of the country. As a result of combat operations, the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed two X-59 and 11 Shahed-136/131 guided missiles.
As a reminder, on the night of October 16, Russian occupants launched a missile attack on Ukrainian cities. The explosions were heard in Dnipro, Myrhorod and a number of other localities.
The occupiers attacked Poltava region with missiles and drones. Three people, including a child, were injured as a result of falling debris. Explosions occurred in Myrhorod district at night.
Earlier it was reported that on the night of October 15, the occupiers struck at Kharkiv region. The enemy dropped a guided aerial bomb on the village of Druzhelyubivka, Izium district.
As reported by OBOZ.UA, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that on the eve of winter, there would be more missile attacks by the Russian army, in particular on energy infrastructure facilities. Ukraine must be prepared for this, so there are agreements with Western partners to strengthen air defense.