LUGANSK, May 9. /TASS/. Air defense forces of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) shot down a Ukrainian Tochka-U missile that targeted a residential area in the settlement of Novaya Astrakhan, the LPR people’s militia reported on Monday.
"On the day of celebrating the Great Victory, the Ukrainian Neo-Nazi forces bombarded a residential area in the community of Novaya Astrakhan, firing a 9M79-1 Tochka-U ballistic missile," the LPR people’s militia said on its Telegram channel.
The emergency warning system helped avoid casualties among civilians, the LPR people’s militia said.