Russia attacks Odesa and Sumy regions with drones: 1 person injured
On the night of September 7, Russian troops attacked Izmail district, Odesa region, with drones, injuring one person and damaging port infrastructure. Explosions were reported in Sumy
According to the head of the Odesa Regional Military Administration, Oleh Kiper, this is the fourth time that Russian troops have attacked Izmail district in the last five days.
"One civilian was injured as a result of today's raid by Shahed drones. The driver of a truck sustained a light leg injury. In several settlements, civilian and port infrastructure facilities, a grain elevator, and an administrative building were damaged," Kiper wrote.
At 00:31 a.m., the Ukrainian air force reported a missile threat to the Sumy region. At the same time, Suspilne reported explosions in the city of Sumy.
At 01:19 a.m., the Sumy Regional Military Administration reported that air defense was in operation.
Ukrainian air defense destroys 25 out of 33 drones
Ukrainian air defense forces intercepted and destroyed 25 Shahed drones in Ukrainian airspace launched by Russia during the night of September 7.
The Air Force of Ukraine reported the information.
"On the night of September 7, 2023, Russian invaders attacked Sumy and Odesa regions with several groups of Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs from the northern, southeastern, and southern directions," the statement said.
In total, Russian troops launched 33 drones, mainly in the direction of the southern districts of the Odesa region.
Ukraine's air defense destroyed 25 Shahed-136/131.
On the night of September 3 to 4, Russia launched a massive attack on southern Ukraine with “kamikaze” drones. During the massive Russian attack near the port of Izmail (Odesa region), a Shahed drone fell and detonated on Romanian territory.