Air defense forces shoot down 29 Shahed drones at night

Air defense forces shoot down 29 Shahed drones at night

On the night of May 30, the Air Defense Forces shot down 29 of 31 enemy Shahed-type 136/131 drones.

That's according to the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"On the night of May 30, 2023, from 23.30 to 4.30, the Russian occupation forces once again attacked Ukraine with Iranian Shahed-136/131 attack drones. A total of 31 kamikaze drones were launched from the north and south," the statement said.

The Air Force, in cooperation with the air defense of other components of the Ukrainian Defense Forces, destroyed 29 attack UAVs.

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"Almost all the drones were destroyed on the capital's outskirts and in the Kyiv sky," the Air Force emphasized.

As Ukrinform reported, the Defense Forces shot down 38 drones and 51 missiles over the past day.

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