Russian army repels missile attacks, downs three Ukrainian drones

Moscow, SANA- Russian army has thwarted a missile attack by the Ukrainian forces, destroyed two reconnaissance groups and downed three drones.

“Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems repelled joint missile strikes by Ukrainian forces towards southern Donetsk which included two missiles from US HIMARS missile launcher system and three projectiles,” spokesman for Russian Defense Ministry was quoted by Sputnik as saying Sunday, adding that all targets have been destroyed

The spokesman went on saying that Russian forces downed three Ukrainian drones and thwarted two hostile attempts to conduct reconnaissance by force, as a reconnaissance group was destroyed, and up to 20 militants were eliminated.

He said that in direction of Zaporozhe, an attempt by the Ukrainian forces to send a sabotage and reconnaissance group was thwarted as five militants were killed.

Rafah al-Allouni/ Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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