Russian occupiers launched 81 missiles of various bases and 8 Shahed attack UAVs as part of a missile attack on the territory of Ukraine. This was announced on March 9 by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valerii Zaluzhnyi on Telegram.
"Tonight, the enemy launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine's critical infrastructure", - he said.
Thus, according to him, the Russians fired 28 Kh-101/Kh-555 air-based cruise missiles; 20 Kalibr sea-based cruise missiles; 6 X-22 air-based cruise missiles and 13 S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles
In addition, there were 6 launches of Kh-47 Kinzhal air-based cruise missiles, 8 launches of guided air missiles: 2 – Kh-31P; 6 – X-59, as well as 8 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs.
"The forces and means of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in cooperation with the units of the other Components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine destroyed 34 cruise missiles out of 48 Kh-101/Kh-555, Kalibr cruise missiles, as well as 4 Shahed-136/131 UAVs. In addition, as a result of organized countermeasures, 8 controlled air missiles Kh-31P and Kh-59 did not reach their targets", - Valerii Zaluzhnyi noted.
Earlier the head of Kyiv City Military Administration, Serhiy Popko, said that the rashists hit an infrastructure facility in the Holosiivskyi district of Kyiv with a Kinzhal missile.