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2 Russian missiles downed over Dnipro region at night

2 Russian missiles downed over Dnipro region at night Photo: Air defense forces shot down 2 enemy missiles in the Dnipropetrovsk region (collage by RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Maria Kholina

In the Dnipropetrovsk region, during the night of July 9, two missiles launched by Russian occupiers were shot down by air defense forces and means during another attack on the region, according to the head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhii Lysak.

"During the night, air defenders destroyed 2 enemy missiles in the region."

Nighttime missile attack

Around midnight on Monday, explosions were heard in Dnipro.

At that time, an air raid alert was declared in the region. Additionally, the Air Force Command reported detecting the movement of an enemy missile towards Dnipro.

Local social media channels reported that the sound of the explosion in the city was quite loud. However, there were no official reports of any "arrivals" or consequences of the attack.

Other Russian attacks on region

The administration also reported that yesterday evening and in the morning, the occupiers struck the Nikopol area. As a result of the enemy attacks, a 79-year-old woman was injured.

"They attacked with kamikaze drones and heavy artillery. The Nikopol, Pokrovsk, and Myrivka communities were under fire," said the head of the RMA.

He added that the enemy strikes damaged infrastructure, a five-story building, a private house, and two cars.

Consequences of shelling in Nikopol district (photo:

Shelling of Dnipro on July 8

Yesterday, the Russian occupiers launched a massive missile strike on Ukrainian cities. The enemy launched 38 missiles, and air defense forces managed to shoot down 30 aerial targets. Kyiv, Kryvyi Rih, Slovyansk, and Kramatorsk, as well as Dnipro, were hit.

There were several hits in Dnipro. In particular, a nine-story building was damaged. A man was killed in the city, and 12 people were reported injured. More details about the consequences of the shelling can be found in the RBC-Ukraine material.