09:20 28 Apr 2023

Ukrainian defenders destroyed 21 Russian missiles out of 23 during night attack

Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 21 out of 23 X-101 and X-555 cruise missiles and 2 drones during the Russian air raid overnight.

The Russian invaders attacked Ukraine at about 04:00 in the morning using Tu-95 strategic bombers deployed from the Caspian Sea area, Commander-in-Chief Valerii Zaluzhnyy states.

Anti-aircraft missile units from the Ukrainian Air Force together with air defense forces of other units from the defense forces have destroyed 21 out of 23 X-101/X-555 cruise missiles and two operational-tactical UAVs, he reported.

Zaluzhnyy noted that the targets were destroyed in the areas of responsibility of Centre, Pivden (South) and Skhid (East) Air Commands.

Today, Russian terrorists launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine. Information about the consequences is currently being clarified.

A young woman with her three-year-old child were killed overnight during the Russian attack on the city of Dnipro.

A Russian missile hit a residential building in Uman, the Cherkasy region. Five people were wounded and taken to hospital.

Air defence forses have shot down 11 cruise missiles and 2 drones in the Kyiv region itself.

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