Air Defense Forces destroy 14 out of 19 cruise missiles in morning

Air Defense Forces destroy 14 out of 19 cruise missiles in morning

As of 9:00 a.m., the Air Defense Forces destroyed 14 of 19 Kh-101 / Kh-555 cruise missiles in the Dnipro and Kyiv regions.

This was reported by the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Telegram, Ukrinform reported.

"On December 8, 2023, at about 6:00 a.m., the enemy struck Tu-95MS strategic bombers with Kh-101 / Kh-555 cruise missiles," the statement said.

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A total of seven aircraft from the Saratov region were involved, firing 19 air-launched cruise missiles.

Some of the enemy missiles were aimed at infrastructure facilities in the Dnipro region. Another group, having reached Dnipro, changed its direction towards Kyiv.

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