Russian missile intercepted, shot down over Cherkasy Oblast
A Russian missile was shot down near Uman (Photo:Air Force Command of UA Armed Forces)
After Ukrainian air defenses shot down a Russian cruise missile over Uman, Cherkasy Oblast, but its falling debris injured two people, regional governor Ihor Taburets said in a Telegram post on Aug. 8.
The incident also left an object of civilian infrastructure damaged, according to the message.
“Air defenses were active during the last air raid alert near Uman,” said Taburets.
“Falling debris of the intercepted (Russian) missile damaged civilian infrastructure. Two people were injured are were taken to a hospital. Emergency responders are working on site.”
An air raid alert sounded in Kyiv at 10.26 a.m – shortly after there were reports on social media of explosions being heard in Uman.
Another Russian Kalibr cruise missile launched by an enemy submarine in the Black Sea was shot down over Odesa Oblast, according to officials in the area. The officials did not report any casualties.
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