Air defense forces shoot down 60 of 76 Russian missiles – Zaluzhnyi

Air defense forces shoot down 60 of 76 Russian missiles – Zaluzhnyi

On Friday, December 16, Ukraine’s air defense forces shot down 60 of 76 missiles launched by Russia across Ukraine.

This was announced by Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhnyi on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"According to preliminary data, this morning from the areas of the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea, the enemy fired 76 missiles, including 72 cruise missiles (Kh-101, Kalibr, Kh-22) and 4 guided air-to-surface missiles (Kh-59/Kh-31P) at Ukraine’s critical infrastructure,” he wrote.

According to Zaluzhnyi, 60 enemy missiles were destroyed by the forces and means of the anti-aircraft missile forces of the Air Force and air defense of the Ground Forces.

"Missile terror and the enemy's daring attempts to break through Kyiv's air defenses will not force us to lay down our arms," the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces emphasized.

As reported, on Friday, December 16, Russia launched another massive missile attack on Ukraine. Due to damage to energy facilities, emergency power outages were introduced across the country.


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