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Russia attacks Khmelnytskyi region, Ukrainian air defense in action

Russia attacks Khmelnytskyi region, Ukrainian air defense in action Air defense operataes in Khmelnytsky region (GettyImages)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Explosions were heard in the Khmelnytskyi region. According to the Khmelnytskyi Regional Military Administration, Ukrainian Air Defense Forces are operating in the region.

"Khmelnytsky region, Air Defense Forces are working," the message says.

Earlier, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported cruise missiles in the airspace of the Khmelnytskyi region.

Six explosions

Later, the Khmelnytskyi Regional Military Administration reported that at least six explosions had occurred in the region as a result of the attack.

"Operational and rescue services are working at the sites of the attacks. Stay calm and refrain from taking photos and videos of the aftermath of the attacks while emergency services are working," the administration added.

Russian missile attack on Ukraine in the morning of January 8

A large-scale air alert has been declared throughout Ukraine. Russians are attacking our country with missiles.

The Ukrainian Air Force reported the launch of Russian cruise missiles and supersonic Kinzhal. 11 Tu-95MS and 4 Mig-31K strategic bombers were spotted in the air.

Explosions were heard in Dnipro, Kharkiv, and Zaporizhzhia. Kryvyi Rih also came under a massive missile attack.