Missile attack on Kyiv: air defenses intercept over 40 targets

Missile attack on Kyiv: air defenses intercept over 40 targets

After Russia launched yet another barrage of unmanned aerial vehicles and Kh-101/555 missiles, Ukraine’s air defense units downed over 40 air targets.

That’s according to the Kyiv City Military Administration, Ukrinform reports.

"There were drones again this night - according to tentative reports, the enemy employed Shahed barrage munitions. Almost simultaneously with the UAV attack, enemy TU-95MS launched cruise missiles, likely Kh-101/555, from the Caspian region. So it was a combined attack on the capital, from different directions. In total, more than 40 air targets were detected and destroyed our air defense. No strikes were allowed in Kyiv! We thank the air defense for the excellent performance!" the statement reads.

Read also: Reznikov: Ukrainian military uses Storm Shadow missiles with 100% efficiency

The debris broke through the roof of a residential building in Podilskyi district, with no casualties reported.

The operational summary is being updated and verified on the ground.

Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko personally thanked the air defense forces for their work.

An air raid alert went off in all regions of Ukraine after midnight on May 29, which lasted until 5 o'clock in the morning.

While citing and using any materials on the Internet, links to the website ukrinform.net not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. In addition, citing the translated materials of foreign media outlets is possible only if there is a link to the website ukrinform.net and the website of a foreign media outlet. Materials marked as "Advertisement" or with a disclaimer reading "The material has been posted in accordance with Part 3 of Article 9 of the Law of Ukraine "On Advertising" No. 270/96-VR of July 3, 1996 and the Law of Ukraine "On the Media" No. 2849-Х of March 31, 2023 and on the basis of an agreement/invoice.

© 2015-2024 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Extended searchHide extended search
By period: