Russian missiles launched at Dnipropetrovsk region Tuesday morning

Russian missiles launched at Dnipropetrovsk region Tuesday morning

Six Russian missiles were downed over Dnipropetrovsk region this morning, while one hit a target.

That’s according to the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Valentyn Reznichenko, who broke the news on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"This morning’s missile attack on the region: Our ‘neighbor’ launched seven ‘friendly’ missiles at us! Six of them were shot down by our military – over the City of Dnipro and the Synelnyky district," the post reads.

In Dnipro, debris from a downed missiled caused a fire, put out by firefighters. No one was hurt.

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In the town of Pokrov, there was an "arrival" in a residential neighborhood. Several households were destroyed and windows were shattered in some other homes. The explosion also caused a fire.

As Ukrinform reported, explosions were heard in Kharkiv overnight Tuesday.

Emergency response teams and police forcs have scrambled to the scene. According to Reznichenko, no casualties were reported initially.

Photo: Valentyn Reznichenko, Telegram

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