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Ukraine destroys 9 drones, 3 guided missiles overnight over Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk oblasts

The Russian night attack killed a couple in Sumy Oblast, injured at least 4 people in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, and damaged residential buildings, an enterprise, cars
attack on Dnipro 26 February 2024
A damaged residential building due to Russian attack on Dnipropetrovsk Oblast overnight into 26 Febriary 2024. Credit: Governor Serhii Lysak via Telegram
Ukraine destroys 9 drones, 3 guided missiles overnight over Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk oblasts

Ukraine’s Air Defense shot down nine Shahed drones and three Kh-59 guided missiles on the night of 26 February, Ukraine’s Air Forces reported.

Russian troops launched against Ukraine overnight an Iskander-M ballistic missile from Russian-occupied Crimea, two S-300 air defense systems from Belgorod Oblast, Russia, three Kh-59 guided missiles, a Kh-31P anti-radar missile from the occupied area in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, and 14 Shahed attack drones from Kursk Oblast, Russia.

Ukraine’s Air Defense destroyed Russian drones and missiles over Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts.

Two Russian missiles launched from S-300 air defense systems hit the Pisochyn region In Kharkiv Oblast, local Governor Oleh Syniehubov said.

The attack destroyed two civilian hangars with grain, the company’s equipment: tractors and storm vehicles. No casualties were reported.

On the evening of 25 February,

In Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, the Russian military hit Pokrovsk and Myrove communities with drones, damaging an enterprise, ten residential buildings, and cars, local Governor Serhii Lysak said.

According to Lysak, there were injured men aged 41, 49, and 20 and 60-year-old women.

The attack on the oblast also injured a man and a child, Radio Liberty reported without mentioning age.

“Everything was covered in blood, but the wounds were not very serious,” a woman whose husband and child were injured said.

Russia also launched guided missiles against Sumy Oblast overnight, the Sumy Oblast Military Administration reported.

Four explosions reportedly were recorded. Russian attack killed two people – a couple who were at home, and damaged six residential buildings.

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