Ukraine’s air defense forces down 21 of 28 Shahed drones overnight Sunday

In the early hours of Sunday, January 7, Russian invaders launched 28 Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones at Ukraine from the Primorsko-Akhtarsk region and three S-300 surface-to-air missiles from the occupied part of Donetsk region, most targeting southern and eastern parts of Ukraine.

This is reported by Ukrinform with reference to the Air Force.

"Twenty-one enemy UAVs were destroyed by Ukraine’s Air Force," the statement reads.

Air defense units and mobile fire groups were involved in repelling the drone strikes.

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Air defenses were activated in Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Vinnytsia, and Cherkasy regions.

As reported earlier, an air raid alert went off in a number of regions of Ukraine due to the threat of ballistic and drones strikes.