Ukraine intercepted one of two Russian Kalibr cruise missiles launched from the Black Sea in the early hours of Sept. 1, with the other destroying a private business in Vinnytsia Oblast, the Ukrainian Air Force said in a press release on Sep. 1.
"A property and private vehicles were damaged; assistance is being provided to those affected," the Air Force said. There are no reports of any casualties.
An air raid alert was announced in most regions of Ukraine early on Sep. 1. Explosions were heard in both Vinnytsia and Zhytomyr oblasts.
The previous night's attack was on Aug. 30. Russia launched 44 aerial targets at Ukraine, including 28 cruise missiles and 16 kamikaze drones.
Ukrainian air defense forces successfully intercepted all 28 cruise missiles and 15 out of the 16 kamikaze drones. More than 20 enemy targets were destroyed over and around Kyiv in what was the heaviest attack on the capital for months.
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