Russian drone attack: Ukraine downs nine out of 10 incoming Shaheds

Russian drone attack: Ukraine downs nine out of 10 incoming Shaheds

The Russian invasion forces launched Shahed-136/131 one-way attack drones at Ukraine from the north, as well as five other objects, likely balloons.

This was announced by the Air Force Command on Facebook, Ukrinform reports.

"From 21:10 on March 30 to 01:30 on March 31, 2023, the enemy attacked Ukraine with Shahed-136/131 strike drones, while we also detected up to five other aerial targets, presumably balloons. With kamikaze drones, the Russian invaders attacked us from the north – from Russia’s Bryansk region, through Ukraine’s Sumy and Chernihiv regions," the statement says.

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It is noted that nine out of ten drones launched by the enemy were destroyed. One of them was shot by an air defense unit of Ukraine’s Ground Forces and another eight were destroyed by the Air Force’s anti-aircraft missile units and mobile groups of the Eastern Air Command.

As reported with reference to the General Staff, the invaders launched nine S300 missiles at civilian infrastructure in Kharkiv.

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