Kiev (EFE).- Russia launched a new night attack against the Ukrainian capital last morning, the sixth in the last six days, in which it used “more than 30” missiles and drones that were shot down by Ukrainian air defenses, reported early on Friday the Kiev Military Administration.
“The terror continues in kyiv with air strikes. The terrorists are desperate and attack the capital almost non-stop. In the last six days the ‘Ruscists’ have launched the sixth air strike against the city”, reads the report of the Military Administration, which uses the term used by the Ukrainians to designate the Russians who support the war.
Combination of drones and missiles
According to the source, Russian forces this time used a combination of Iranian-made Shahed kamikaze drones launched from “different directions” and cruise missiles fired by aircraft from the Caspian Sea region for the attack. At the moment there are no known victims.
The mayor of kyiv, Vitalii Klychko, has explained that there were no calls to medical services during or after the attack.
According to the daily report of the Ukrainian General Staff, Ukrainian air defenses shot down 15 cruise missiles and 18 Shahed drones last night. The part does not specify the place where they were shot down, but the figure seems to coincide with the “more than 30 targets” intercepted that the Kiev Administration talks about.
Russia increases the intensity of attacks
Russia has increased the intensity and frequency of its drone and missile attacks against the Ukrainian capital since late April.
Although the Western defensive systems that Ukraine has deployed in kyiv shoot down practically all the projectiles, several people have died in recent days as a result of falling debris after the interceptions.
According to the Ukrainian Air Force, Russia seeks with these attacks to demoralize the population and deplete the ammunition of the Ukrainian anti-aircraft systems. kyiv is working to convince its allies to send more Patriot missile systems so it can better defend its territory from air attacks.