Ukraine’s air defense destroyed 18 Russian missiles and drones targeting Ukraine in a barrage of overnight attacks March 30-31.

As Ukrainian Air Force Commander Mykola Oleshchuk reported on his Telegram, the Ukrainian Air Force took down nine Kh-101/Kh-555 cruise missiles and nine of the Iranian-made Shahed 136/131 drones.

Russia attacked Ukraine with 14 Kh-101/ Kh-555 cruise missiles from Tu-95ms bomber planes from Russia’s Saratov region, 11 of Shahed kamikaze drones, from Russia’s Primorsko-Akhtarks and Russian-occupied Crimea, as well as an Iskander-M ballistic missile from Crimea, and a Kh-59 guided missile from occupied Zaporizhzhia.

Oleshchuk said Ukraine repelled the barrage of attacks with fighter planes, anti-aircraft missiles, mobile fire groups, and electronic warfare equipment.

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