Defense Forces destroy eight Shahed drones overnight Thu

Defense Forces destroy eight Shahed drones overnight Thu

At night on July 27, the Ukrainian Defense Forces destroyed eight Shahed-136/131 attack drones, which the Russian invaders used to attack from the southeast.

The Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported this in a statement on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

" At night on July 27, 2023, Russia attacked from the southeast with UAVs and cruise missiles. In total, two launches of the Kalibr missile system from a submarine in the Black Sea and eight Iranian Shahed-136/131 kamikaze drones from the direction of Primorsko-Akhtarsk were recorded," the Air Force said.

It is reported that the Russians attacked the port infrastructure of the Odesa region with Kalibr. The enemy missiles failed to hit the infrastructure, causing damage and casualties.

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All eight enemy attack drones were destroyed by the Air Force in the Khmelnytskyi, Dnipro and Donetsk regions.

As reported, in addition to the night air attack, in total, the Russian invaders carried out 49 missile and 37 air strikes and more than 63 attacks with multiple rocket launchers on the positions of the Defense Forces and settlements over the day.

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