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Russia attacks Ukraine with Shaheds and missiles, explosions in Khmelnytskyi region

27 June, 2024 Thursday
11:59

On the night of Thursday, June 27, the Russian terrorist army attacked Ukraine with Shahed drones and missiles: explosions were heard several times in Khmelnytskyi region

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Ukraine's Air Force reported the information. 

Missile attack

At 2:11 a.m., the Air Force reported a missile attack. 

At 2:56 p.m., the high-speed targets were moving southwest across the Zhytomyr region. At 2:58 p.m., Suspilne reported the sound of an explosion in Kyiv.

At about 2:41 a.m., explosions were heard in the Khmelnytskyi region, Suspilne reports

Later, at 2:58 and 3:01 a.m., the explosions were heard again. Another explosion sounded at 3:47 a.m. At 5:06 a.m., the explosions occurred again. 

As of 8:30 a.m., the head of the Khmelnytskyi Regional Military Administration, Serhii Tiurin, said that during the night air raid alert, Ukraine's air defense forces destroyed 9 Russian targets. There were no reports of casualties or damage.

Ukraine’s air defense shoots down all Shaheds and 5 missiles

On the night of June 27, the Russian army launched 29 air targets at Ukrainian territory. Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed 23 drones and 5 missiles, Ukraine's Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk informs.

He noted that the Russian troops launched a total of 6 missiles of various types and 23 attack UAVs:

  • 1 Kh-47 M2 Kinzhal aeroballistic missile (from the airspace of Russia's Tambov region);
  • 4 Kalibr cruise missiles (from the north-eastern part of the Black Sea);
  • 1 Kh-59/Kh-69 guided missile (from the airspace of Russia's Kursk region);
  • 23 Shahed-131/136 strike UAVs (from Russia's Primorsko-Akhtarsk area).

Ukrainian defenders downed 28 air targets:

  • 4 Kalibr cruise missiles;
  • 1 Kh-59/Kh-69 guided missile;
  • 23 Shahed-131/136 attack UAVs.
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