YEMEN Press Agency

Moscow: Russian forces shoot down three Ukrainian fighter jets

MOSCOW, May 17 (YPA) – The Russian Defense Ministry said that three Ukrainian fighter jets were shot down and 325 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment, 14 command centers and 24 artillery batteries were destroyed , as part of the Russian continued military operation to protect the residents of Donbass.

“During last night, high-precision air missiles destroyed two command centers, in the vicinity of Tasabovka town, Kharkov region, 16 areas of concentration of manpower, combat equipment, eight long-term firing points and five missile and artillery weapons stores weapons in Krasnyi, Liman town at Kharkov region,” the Ministry’s spokesperson, Major General Igor Konashenkov, said in a media briefing Monday.

He noted that the Russian air defense systems had shot down two Ukrainian Su-25 aircraft in in Nikolaev province and others areas in Kharkiv.