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Russia attacks Dnipro steps and cruise missiles


Our Kiev correspondent reported that the Russian military attacks last night focused on the town of Dnipro, and according to Ukrainian defenses they said they shot down 15 drones and 4 ‘Caliber’ cruise missiles which targeted the town .

Reuters quoted Ukrainian officials on Monday as Russian forces launched an overnight airstrike on the city of Dnipro in southeastern Ukraine, as media reported a series of explosions.

It was not immediately clear whether the explosions were caused by air defense systems destroying their targets or whether Russian missiles or drones were bombing targets, but the governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, of which Dnipro is the administrative center, congratulated the defenders.

“Thanks to the defense forces, we resisted the attack. Details will come in due time,” Governor Serhiy Lysak said on Telegram.

Lessac described the Russian forces as “a group of terrorists”, according to Reuters.

RBC-Ukraine news agency reported that about 15 explosions were heard at Dnipro during more than 90 minutes of air raid warnings.

A statement from the Ukrainian military said: “During dawn today (Monday), the Russian military launched a massive missile and air attack. Information will be released as soon as it is available. update.”

The statement added: “During the past day, the Russians launched 6 missiles and launched 52 airstrikes, 65 attacks from multiple rocket launchers, the attacks destroyed and damaged private homes and civilian infrastructure.

The statement said the Ukrainian cities of Liman, Sloviansk and Kostantinevka were targeted and the Russians again used S-300 air defense systems, which are not high-precision weapons. “This once again confirms the terrorist tactic that the Russian Federation has chosen to use,” the statement said.

Reuters could not verify this information with independent sources.

Sirens warning of Russian airstrikes sounded Sunday evening, Monday, in several Ukrainian provinces, according to the Russian news agency Sputnik.

The air raid warnings were for the provinces of Chernigov, Sumy, Dnepropetrovsk and Poltava.

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