Air-raid warning issued throughout Ukraine for 2 hours, MiG took off in Belarus
An air-raid warning was issued throughout Ukraine on the morning of 23 March as a Russian MiG-31K Russian MiG-31K jet capable of carrying Kinzhal hypersonic missiles took off in Belarus. The danger lasted for almost 2 hours.
Source: alerts.in.ua; Belaruski Hajun, an independent Belarusian military monitoring media outlet, on Telegram
Details: The warning was issued in Kyiv and Poltava Oblasts at 09:07. A few minutes later, it spread to the entire territory of the country.
The sound of sirens signifies the threat of missile and air strikes. It is essential to go to a shelter at the time the sirens sound.
Belaruski Hajun monitoring project reported that an escort fighter took off from Baranavichy airfield in Belarus at 09:00, and a MiG-31K belonging to the Russian Aerospace Forces, capable of carrying Kinzhal missiles, took off from Machulishchy airfield at 09:02.
Updated: At 11:05 (Kyiv time), the all-clear was given. The danger lasted almost 2 hours. Belaruski Hajun reported that MiG-31K landed in Belarus.
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