Ukraine’s air defenses down 9 out of 15 Shahed UAVs overnight Tuesday

Ukraine’s air defenses down 9 out of 15 Shahed UAVs overnight Tuesday

On the night of December 12, 2023, Russian forces again attacked Ukraine with Shahed UAVs launched from occupied Crimea, this time - from the area of Balaklava.

According to Ukrinform, the press service of the Air Force Command reported this on Telegram.

"A total of 15 Shahed-136/131 combat UAVs were launched, nine of which were destroyed in different regions across Ukraine by units of mobile fire groups of the Defense Forces," the post says.

Read also: Ukraine’s air defenses intercept Russian Kh-59 missile over Zaporizhzhia region

In addition, on the evening of December 11, anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Command East intercepted two Kh-59 guided missiles over Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk regions.

As reported, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine warned about the threat of several groups of Shahed-type combat drones launched from Crimea.

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