Kh-101 cruise missile fired at Ukraine crashes in Russia’s Kuban
Russian cruise missile Kh-101, which was launched to attack Ukraine on January 13, failed to reach the target and crashed in Russia’s Krasnodar Krai
The operational headquarters of the Krasnodar Krai of the Russian Federation confirmed the missile's crash.
"Fragments of an unidentified device were found on the road between Pavlovskaya and Atamanskaya villages - law enforcement agencies and special services are currently establishing the details of the incident," the statement said.
It is noted that there is no damage or casualties at the crash site. Traffic on the section of road between Leningradskaya and Pavlovskaya stations was temporarily blocked "for security reasons and for special measures."
Earlier, journalist Denys Kazansky and the Russian TV channel ASTRA reported the missile's fall.
According to local residents, because of this, the authorities closed the area to traffic.
At the same time, the Russian Telegram channel "Ostrozhno Novosti" reports that the missile itself probably fell at night, and the video from the site appeared on local social networks in the morning. As noted, it was a Kh-101 cruise missile.
On the morning of January 13, Russia launched cruise and Kinzhal missiles to attack Ukraine. Air defense was activated in a number of regions. A local resident was injured in Sumy region. There were hits in Dnipro, and damage caused by falling missile fragments in Chernihiv and Poltava regions.
Air defense forces managed to destroy 8 Russian cruise missiles.