Zelensky thanks Ukraine's air defense forces for downing all Shahed drones overnight

Zelensky thanks Ukraine's air defense forces for downing all Shahed drones overnight

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked Ukraine's air defense forces for shooting down all 36 Iranian-made Shahed kamikaze drones launched by the Russians at Ukraine overnight.

The head of state said this in a Telegram post, according to Ukrinform.

"A difficult night. Continuing to terrorize Ukraine, the enemy used 36 Shaheds. None of them reached their target. I thank our air defense forces for the 100% result," Zelensky wrote.

Read also: Ukrainian forces destroy all 36 Shahed drones launched by Russians overnight

On the night of May 24-25, Ukraine's defense forces destroyed all 36 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 attack drones launched by the enemy.

According to Ukrainian Air Force spokesman Yurii Ihnat, most of the UAVs were launched at Ukraine's western regions.

Photo: Office of the President of Ukraine

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