Ukraine carried out a drone assault on the western Russian area of Belgorod in a single day and hit an S-400 air defence advanced and its radar, a supply within the Safety Service of Ukraine (SBU) advised Reuters on Wednesday.
Russia’s defence ministry stated earlier on Wednesday that it had downed 31 drones launched by Kyiv in a single day over the areas of Belgorod, Bryansk and Kursk, however reported no casualties or injury.
The 2 accounts couldn’t be independently verified.
The SBU supply pointed to movies posted on-line by Russian nationals exhibiting what he stated have been 20 explosions on the location of the air defence system and its radar close to town of Belgorod.
Ukraine has tried to step up its assaults on Russian air defences in current months.
The official stated it was the second time the SBU had struck a “Triumf” air defence system since September 14. The final one, additionally not confirmed by Russia, was positioned on the western a part of the Russian-occupied Crimea peninsula.
Kyiv doesn’t usually declare accountability for assaults carried out on targets inside Russia.