The Ukrainian Air Force says it intercepted 40 Russian missiles Wednesday.
“A total of 36 missiles were launched from eight Tu-95MS strategic bombers,” the Ukrainian air force said, adding that all 36 were destroyed.
The destroyed targets included three Kalibr cruise missiles and 33 X-101/X-555 cruise missiles, it said.
“The missiles entered Ukrainian airspace from the southeast and headed west, constantly changing direction,” the statement said.
In addition, four Kh-47 Kinzhal missiles were fired from MiG-31K fighter jets toward the Khmelnytskyi region, according to the air force.
Serhii Tiurin, first deputy head of the Khmelnytskyi regional military administration, said the attack was repelled and debris from the missiles fell on settlements of the Khmelnytskyi district.
“According to the available information, there are no casualties at the moment,” Tiurin said.