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Ukraine Reports Successful Interception of 59 Russian Missiles, Drones

Wed 08 May 2024 | 12:43 PM
By Ahmad El-Assasy

The Ukrainian Air Force announced the successful interception of dozens of missiles and drones launched by Russia in an overnight attack targeting energy facilities across the country. This announcement was made through the messaging app Telegram.

According to the Air Force, "The enemy deployed 76 aerial attack weapons, including 55 missiles and 21 attack drones." They reported that their air defense systems managed to intercept 39 missiles and 20 drones, effectively neutralizing a majority of the threats. This information was confirmed by Agence France-Presse.

The Ukrainian military's successful interception underscores the ongoing intensity of the conflict and the critical role of air defense capabilities in safeguarding vital infrastructure amid continuing hostilities.