‘2 Ukrainian military airstrips hit with high-precision missiles’


ISTANBUL:

Russia hit two military airstrips in Ukraine with high-precision air-to-ground missiles, native media reported on Saturday.

“Military airstrips in Poltava and Dnepr have been disabled by way of high-precision air-to-ground missile moves,” reported Russian information company Tass, bringing up Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov.

Russia additionally downed two Ukrainian Mi-24 helicopters close to town of Sumy, in addition to 24 Ukrainian drones, it reported.

The strike got here an afternoon after native government in Russia claimed that Ukrainian helicopters hit an oil refinery close to the border.

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The Russian warfare towards Ukraine, which began on Feb. 24, has been met with global outrage, with the EU, US, and Britain, amongst others, enforcing difficult monetary sanctions on Moscow.

A minimum of 1,325 civilians had been killed in Ukraine and a pair of,017 injured, in step with UN estimates, with the real determine feared to be a ways upper.

Greater than 4.1 million Ukrainians have additionally fled to different nations, with thousands and thousands extra internally displaced, in step with the UN refugee company.

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