Ukraine’s air defenses shot down 32 Shahed UAVs over Odesa region overnight

Ukraine’s air defenses shot down 32 Shahed UAVs over Odesa region overnight

The Russian forces attacked Odesa region with combat drones overnight Wednesday. The attack lasted for four and a half hours. The target was the civil infrastructure again.

The Defense Forces of the South said this in a post on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"32 unmanned aerial vehicles of the Shahed-131/136 type were shot down by air defense forces," the report says.

The port’s infrastructure was damaged, as well as non-residential buildings. A fire broke out at a truck parking lot, which was promptly extinguished.

Seven civilian drivers with injuries of varying severity were taken to the hospital.

Read also: Russia’s drone attack on Odesa region: Six injured, infrastructure damaged

Earlier, Oleh Kiper, the head of the Odesa Regional Military Administration, said that six civilians had been injured.

As reported, several groups of combat drones launched by the Russian military from the Black Sea region attacked the south of Odesa region on the night of September 13.

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