Bad news for Putin: Ukrainian attack successful

Written by Henrik Rothen

Oct.31 - 2023 11:33 AM CET

Ukrainian attack successful.

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In a significant blow to Russian military assets in occupied Crimea, Ukrainian forces successfully damaged a Russian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system.

The attack took place in the early morning hours of October 30, near the village of Molochne in the Saky district.

The Ukrainian Armed Forces later confirmed the success of their operation, which also resulted in the destruction of a diesel generator.

This is reported by Ukrainian Pravda.

The attack details

The missile strike was carried out at 06:00 local time, targeting the S-300 system deployed by the Russian Defence Ministry.

Early reports indicate that there were no casualties, but the system was damaged and its diesel generator was destroyed.

he attack led to a temporary halt in traffic on the Crimean Bridge, as Russian authorities scrambled to assess the situation.

The Ukrainian military confirmed their successful attack on a strategic Russian air defense target in western Crimea. This marks a notable achievement for Ukraine, as it continues to resist Russian occupation and aggression.