Russia ‘unleashes second hypersonic missile’ into Ukraine

Russia ‘unleashes second hypersonic missile’ into Ukraine

Russia ‘unleashes second hypersonic missile’ into Ukraine. Russian authorities claimed that the ‘Sizzler’ missiles were launched from the Black Sea.

Hypersonic missiles have been reportedly unleashed on Ukraine from warships in the Black Sea. The ships off the coast of Crimea are said to have launched missiles at Ukrainian military infrastructure, according to Russia’s Defence Ministry.

As reported by the Scottish Sun, Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov revealed that the missiles had been let loose. The strikes are said to have been carried out on March 19 and Sunday, March 20. The missiles reportedly hit the city of Nizhyn.

Igor Konashenkov revealed: “Workshops at the Nizhyn repair plant used for the repair of Ukrainian armoured vehicles damaged in combat operations were destroyed with sea-based Kalibr cruise missiles launched from the waters of the Black Sea.”

He went on to confirm that a Ukrainian base near Kostayantynivka had also been targeted in Russia attacks.

According to Moscow Russia’s ‘Kinzhal’ (Dagger) hypersonic missile that was launched on Saturday, cannot be stopped by missile defence systems in the West. According to the Russian defence ministry, the ‘Kinzhal’ was used to destroy an underground warehouse.

The Ministry commented: “The Kinzhal aviation missile system with hypersonic aeroballistic missiles destroyed a large underground warehouse containing missiles and aviation ammunition in the village of Deliatyn in the Ivano-Frankivsk region.”

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