Air Force confirms downing of Kinzhal missile by air defense units

Air Force confirms downing of Kinzhal missile by air defense units

Ukrainian air defense units shot down a Russian Kinzhal missile.

"Yes, we shot down an ‘unparalleled’ Kinzhal missile! It happened during the May 4 night attack in the sky over Kyiv region. Kh-47 missile was launched from MiG-31K in the territory of Russia," Lieutenant General Mykola Oleshchuk, commander of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, posted on Telegram.

He also added that the Kinzhal missile was shot down by a Patriot air defense system.

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As reported, Spokesperson for the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Yuriy Ihnat earlier denied the information about the alleged downing of a ballistic missile over Kyiv on the night of May 4.

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