Ukrainian defenders destroy all 24 Shahed drones launched by Russians

Ukrainian defenders destroy all 24 Shahed drones launched by Russians

The Ukrainian military destroyed all 24 Iranian-made kamikaze drones, which Russia used to attack Ukraine overnight.

According to Ukrinform, the Ukrainian Air Force Command said this in a post on Facebook.

"On the night of January 26, the Russian occupiers resumed attacks on Ukraine with the Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones," the report said.

It added that the attack UAVs had been launched from the eastern coast of the Sea of Azov.

According to preliminary data, the enemy used 24 Shaheds. All of them were destroyed by anti-aircraft missile units, fighter aircraft and mobile groups of the Ukrainian Air Force, in cooperation with air defense units of other components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine.

"Most kamikaze drones were destroyed in the center of the country -- in the area of responsibility of the Air Command Center," the report added.

Late on Wednesday, January 25, an air raid alert went off in a number of regions in Ukraine due to the launch by Russia of Iranian-made kamikaze drones.

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