Ukrainian Air Pressure Spokesman Yurii Inhat has mentioned that as of 10:50am (3:50aET) “60 missiles” had been launched in direction of Ukraine.
Inhat additionally gave an in depth description of the weaponry used within the assaults.
He mentioned missiles had been launched from Tu-95 plane and the missiles had been of the Kh-555 and Kh-101 selection.
The spokesman added that “Kalibr” missies had been launched from the Black Sea, and that S300s and Tu22M3 bombers launched X-22 missiles.
Mig31K plane had been noticed within the skies, Inhat mentioned.
He additionally famous that “for the primary time, the occupiers used Tu95 strategic bombers from the world the place these plane are positioned, from the Engels space. As well as, there have been launches from the north of the Caspian Sea.”
Engels is an airbase in Russia that Moscow says got here below assault from Ukrainian launched drones on December 5.
Missile assaults have been reported throughout Ukraine on Friday, together with in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia
In Kyiv, Mayor Vitaly Klitschko reported explosions within the capital’s Desniansky district.
CNN groups in Kyiv earlier reported listening to explosions, in addition to seeing and listening to missiles. In addition they heard the air protection programs working within the Ukrainian capital.
In Kharkiv, Oleh Syniehubv, head of the regional army administration, mentioned “vital infrastructure amenities” had been hit within the Chuhuiv district of Kharkiv area and in Kharkiv metropolis.
Within the central metropolis of Kryvyi Rih, the pinnacle of the town army administration, Olkesandr Vilkul, reported that “there are rocket hits.”
In Zaporizhzhia, a “dozen and a half” Russian missile strikes have been reported, the regional army head, Oleksandr Starch, mentioned on Telegram Friday.
Starch mentioned: “The results of the enemy assault are being clarified. All related providers are working. We ask residents to organize for attainable non permanent restrictions whereas restoring the broken infrastructure.”
Since October, Russia has waged a collection of strikes towards Ukraine which have broken the vitality system and civilian infrastructure, inflicting energy outages within the freezing winter.