Russia's overnight attack on Ukraine: air defense destroys all drones near Kyiv, there are hits in three regions
On the evening of Friday, November 10, Russian terrorists launched self-detonating UAVs to attack Ukraine. Air defense forces destroyed the drones targeting Kyiv, but there were drone hits in Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Odesa regions
Air raid alert was triggered in Kyiv, Kyiv region, Odesa, Cherkasy, Kirovohrad, Poltava, Sumy, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Dnipro regions.
"The latest air raid alert in Kyiv was related to an attack by enemy unmanned aerial vehicles. The Russian drones (according to preliminary data, loitering Shahed-type munitions) were launched from the south. All air targets were intercepted by air defense forces on the outskirts of Kyiv," the Kyiv City Military Administration reported.
According to preliminary reports, there were no casualties or damage in the capital. The administration emphasized that it is highly likely that Russia is testing Kyiv's air defense system in this way.
At night, Russia massively attacked the Dnipropetrovsk region with drones. According to the head of the Regional Military Administration Serhiy Lysak, five Shahed drones were shot down by air defense in Pavlohrad, Kamianske, Dniprovsky and Kryvyi Rih districts.
Two Russian drones hit a building, causing damage. A fire broke out at the site of the hit, which rescuers extinguished.
According to the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, Oleh Syniehubov, the Russin troops attacked the settlements of Kupyansk, Chuhuiv and Kharkiv districts with Shahed UAVs late in the evening.
In Vovchansk, Chuhuiv district, a 2-storey administrative building of a civilian enterprise was damaged. In Kupyansk, at least 2 private houses were damaged and fires broke out. In addition, an educational institution and a non-functioning production facility were damaged as a result of a UAV strike on Solonytsivka, Kharkiv district.
According to the head of the Odesa Regional Military Administration, Oleh Kiper, Russian terrorists attacked Odesa region with rockets and then launched Shahed drones last night.
The missiles hit Odesa district twice, three people were injured, a 96-year-old woman was hospitalized, her condition is stable. There was also a hit to the port infrastructure, but no one was injured.
After the missiles, the Russians launched attack UAVs at the region. The air defense forces shot down four drones, but there was a hit on unused buildings. There were no casualties.