The armed forces of Ukrainian have claimed that they shot down five Russian aircraft and a helicopter in the early hours of Thursday, February 24.
The disturbing report is coming on the heels of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, CNN reports. According to a Defence spokesman of Ukraine, many Russian troops were possibly killed in the Thursday morning attack
The nation’s guard agency also said Russian forces attacked the country from nearby Belarus.
“Attacks on border units, border detachments, and checkpoints are carried out with the use of artillery, heavy equipment, and small arms. The work of enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups is also recorded.”