MiG-29 shot down, tanks destroyed

A spokesman of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Major General Igor Konashenkov, announced at a morning briefing current state of affairs on the front in Donbas.

Source: B92
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Foto: Epa/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC
Foto: Epa/KOCA SULEJMANOVIC

As he stated, in the area of Kramatorsk, the Russian aviation shot down the Ukrainian MiG-29, and the air defense means shot down five Ukrainian drones and four projectiles of the "Smerch" missile system.

"Russian high-precision missiles destroyed the division of the 14th Mechanized Brigade, an ammunition depot with a caliber of 155 millimeters and American howitzers," a spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense added.

Konashenkov announced that the aviation of the air and space forces hit the anti-aircraft missile system "Buk-M1" in the area of the DNR, and that more than 210 extremists were killed in the last 24 hours.

He pointed out that 13 tanks and armored vehicles, 4 "Grad" systems and 3 ammunition depots were destroyed.

"Since the launch of the special operation, 995 drones have been shot down and 3.243 units of enemy armored vehicles destroyed," he concluded.

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