Ukrainian air defenses shoot down over 30 missiles, drones fired at Kyiv overnight

Ukrainian air defenses shoot down over 30 missiles, drones fired at Kyiv overnight

Ukraine's air defense forces have shot down more than 30 missiles and drones in the airspace over and around Kyiv overnight.

The Kyiv city military administration reported this on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

"The terror of Kyiv with air attacks continues. Desperate terrorists attack the capital almost nonstop. In the last six days, the rashists have already carried out the sixth airstrike against the city! And every time the enemy changed weapons," said Serhii Popko, head of the city military administration.

According to him, this time the attack was combined, with Russia using drones and cruise missiles at the same time. Tu-95MS strategic bombers likely fired Kh-101/155 cruise missiles from the area of the Caspian Sea. At the same time, drones, likely Shahed loitering munitions, attacked Kyiv from different directions.

"But our air defenses are just titans! According to preliminary information, more than 30 air targets of various types were detected and destroyed by air defense forces and means in the airspace over and around Kyiv," Popko said, noting that the Ukrainian Air Force will report the final data on the number and type of missiles and UAVs.

There is no information about the destruction and casualties, he added.

Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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