Occupiers launched four missiles and 21 UAVs at Ukraine at night: air defense forces shot down 22 targets
The defenders of the skies on the night of June 15 repulsed another attack of the Russian Federation on Ukrainian cities. Air defense forces managed to shoot down one cruise missile, 20 drones Shahed-136/131 and another reconnaissance UAV of the enemy.
This was reported by the AFU air force. Unfortunately, there is a hit of Russian missiles in Dnipropetrovsk region.
It is noted that the Russian attack lasted from 00:20 to 04:30 on Thursday. During it, four Tu-95ms strategic airplanes carried out four launches of X-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea.
"One of the missiles managed to destroy, the rest hit industrial facilities in the Dnipropetrovsk region. The consequences of the strike will be reported by local military administrations," the report said.
It added that the enemy launched kamikaze drones "Shahed" of Iranian production from the northern and southern directions.
"All 20 attack drones were destroyed by the forces and means of the Air Force in the areas of responsibility of the air commands "South" and "East." In addition, the enemy's operational-tactical UAV, which was carrying out aerial reconnaissance in the eastern direction, was destroyed," the Air Force added.
According to preliminary data, on the night of June 15, 13 Shaheds were destroyed in the Odessa region. Sergiy Bratchuk, head of the Public Council at the Odessa regional military administration, said this in the morning, adding that the information is being clarified.
Kharkiv mayor Igor Terekhov explained that the explosions that Kharkiv residents heard at night were our air defense practice on enemy targets.
"Shaheds" flying towards the city were shot down on the approach to Kharkiv. Thanks to our military!" - he noted.
It is also known that in the skies of Dnipropetrovsk region the military from the air command "East" destroyed all five drones type Shahed and a cruise missile, the wreckage of which damaged the car. At the same time, the missiles stru ck enterprises in Kryvyi Rih - there broke out fires, there are victims.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, last night, June 14, the Russian troops fired 10 missiles and 10 Shahed kamikaze drones at Ukraine. The defenders of the skies disarmed 12 such Russian air targets.