Russian forces destroy foreign supplies of missile systems in Ukraine

(Xinhua) 12:38, April 12, 2022

MOSCOW, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Russia's armed forces have destroyed air defense equipment supplied to Ukraine by a European country, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday.

"On April 10, high-precision sea-based Kalibr missiles destroyed the equipment of an S-300 anti-aircraft missile division, which was supplied to Kiev by a European country," Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Igor Konashenkov told a daily briefing.

The equipment previously hidden in a hangar was destroyed on the southern outskirts of the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro.

Meanwhile, Russia is continuing its special military operation in Ukraine, and a total of 129 aircraft and 99 helicopters, 243 anti-aircraft missile systems, 441 unmanned aerial vehicles, 2,079 tanks and other armored combat vehicles, 239 multiple launch rocket systems, 909 field artillery and mortars, as well as 2,003 units of special military vehicles have been destroyed to date. 

(Web editor: Xia Peiyao, Liang Jun)


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