Massive Russian strike activates air defence in Kyiv, Vinnytsa, Lviv, other oblasts
Ukrainian air defense forces shoot down Russian missiles during massive attacks (Photo:Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces/Facebook)
Ukraine's Air Defence Forces were operating in the cities of Kyiv, Vinnytsa, Lviv, and a number of other oblasts amid a new massive missile strike launched by Russia against Ukraine on Feb. 10, according to local administrations.
Explosions were heard in Kyiv at about 10.00 a.m., Kyiv City Military Administration reported, noting the work of air defence forces.
Russian missiles were intercepted in such oblasts as Kyiv, Poltava, Mykolaiv, and Odesa.
Explosions were reported in the cities of Vinnytsia and Lviv as a result of air defence work.
Air defense was in operation in Zaporizhzhya, Kirovohrad, Khmelnytskyi, and Ivano-Frankivsk oblasts.
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast was attacked by Shahed drones, while S-300 long-range surface-to-air missiles were used to hit the city of Kharkiv and Kharkiv Oblast. The enemy targeted energy infrastructure.
Ukraine’s Air Force Command said on Facebook on Feb. 10 that as of 11.30 a.m. Kyiv time, Russia had launched 71 cruise missiles of such types as the Kh-101, Kh-555, and the Kalibr during the night and morning attacks.
Of them, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine destroyed 61 along with five Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones.
Today, the enemy used eight Tu-95ms strategic bombers, which launched Kh-101 and Kh-555 missiles from the Caspian Sea and Volgodonsk. The Russians launched Kalibr sea-based cruise missiles from ships in the Black Sea.
It became Russia's 14th massive attack on Ukraine.
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