Reports indicate that Ukraine successfully intercepted and shot down three out of four Iskander cruise missiles deployed by Russia towards Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the night of October 28, as confirmed by the country’s Air Force in a recent report.
The remaining missile also failed to reach its intended target, according to the Air Force. These missiles were reportedly launched from Dzhankoi in the Russian-occupied Crimea.
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Council head, Mykola Lukashuk, clarifies that the one missile which was not intercepted by air defenses exploded in the air over the Kryvyi Rih district.
Fortunately, the regional authorities have not reported any casualties or damage resulting from the Russian missile attack.
Local Telegram channels reported hearing explosions in Dnipro and Kryvyi Rih at around 1 a.m. local time.
Russian forces also targeted the Nikopol and Synelnykove districts, damaging 14 houses in Nikopol and leaving 1,200 families without power on October 27 and during the night, as stated by Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Governor Serhii Lysak. Thankfully, no casualties have been reported.
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