Russian cruise missiles shot down by Ukraine
Ukraine has disclosed the shooting down of Russian cruise missiles that were fired on Saturday morning toward the Lviv Region.
Maksym Kozytsky, the Regional military governor said Ukraine’s anti-aircraft systems downed the missiles
“In the morning of April 16, missiles were fired at the Lviv region from Su-35 aircraft of the Russian occupiers,” Kozytsky said.
“Units of anti-aircraft missile forces Air Command West of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed four cruise missiles.”
Furthermore, Kozytsky claimed that the Russian aircraft that fired the missiles had taken off from Baranovichi airfield in neighbouring Belarus.
The Ukrainian military previously said it has shot down several missiles fired towards its territory from Belarus.