The Ukrainian Air Force announced on Sunday that it shot down three cruise missiles and eight Russian military drones.
The Ukrainian air force announced on Sunday that it had shot down three cruise missiles and eight drones deployed overnight by Russian forces in attacks, the drones having notably targeted Kiev for the first time in 12 days.
“All aerial targets – 8 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs and 3 Kalibr cruise missiles – were destroyed!”, the Ukrainian Air Force said.
“Eight Shahed (Iranian-made, editor’s note) were launched from the southeast and three Kalibr missiles were launched from the Black Sea,” the air force added in a statement.
One injured and several houses damaged
A man was injured in the leg and three private houses were damaged by falling debris in the Kyiv region, according to Ruslan Kravchenko, head of the Kyiv regional military administration.
Russia has intensified its nightly bombardments of Ukraine with explosive drones and missiles since May, as kyiv began its long-awaited counteroffensive in the east and south occupied by Russian troops in early June.
Source: BFM TV