VALENTYNA ROMANENKO – TUESDAY, 2 AUGUST 2022, 19:48
In the evening of 2 August, Russia launched eight missiles at Ukrainian territory, seven of which were downed by the Air Defence of Ukraine.
Source: Yurii Ihnat, the spokesperson of the Air Forces Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, on Facebook
Quote: “On 2 August at approximately 17:00 the occupiers launched a missile attack from the Caspian Sea using strategic bombers Tu-95 (Tu-160).
In total eight cruise missiles of the X-101 (X-555) type were launched in the direction of the central, southern and western oblasts of Ukraine.
Seven out of the eight missiles were hit by the Air Defence Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Six missiles were hit by anti-aircraft missile forces, and another was hit by a fighter pilot of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Unfortunately, the eighth missile hit an anti-aircraft missile system in Lviv Oblast. Information about victims and damage is being clarified”.
Earlier: An air-raid alert was announced on Tuesday for almost all of Ukraine.
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