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Russians strike at Odesa region's infrastructure with Onyx missile

Russians strike at Odesa region's infrastructure with Onyx missile Illustrative photo: Russians struck infrastructure in the Odesa region with an Onyx missile (Collage by RBC-Ukraine)
Author: Daria Shekina

Today, on September 21, occupiers in the evening shelled the Odesa region with a hypersonic Onyx missile. A recreational infrastructure object was damaged, according to the Southern Ukraine Defense Forces.

"In the Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi district, a hit of the Onyx missile on a recreational infrastructure object was recorded," according to the military's report.

It is specified that as a result of the attack, a fire broke out, which was promptly extinguished.

However, there were no casualties among the civilian population due to the strike.

What preceded this
Today, at approximately 18:30, the Ukrainian Air Force warned of a missile danger in southern Ukraine. After this, residents of the Odesa region were urged to seek shelter.

Russian occupiers regularly shell Ukraine using drones and missiles. The latest such attack occurred today, September 21, overnight when the enemy attempted to strike Ukraine with 43 air-launched missiles, including X-101/X-555/X-55 missiles. 38 of them were successfully intercepted by air defense forces.