Drones attack Russian airfield where aircraft take off to strike Ukraine
In the morning, the Russian Defense Ministry announced an alleged drone attack on the Saratov region. Russian media write that 2 UAVs fell on the airfield
The Russian propaganda outlet ASTRA writes about this, citing sources.
It is noted that 2 drones attacked the region. Probably, Russian air defense shot down the UAVs and they fell on the territory of the Engels 2 military airfield. The consequences are unknown.
Russia's Defense Ministry reports the downing of a drone
"Last night, an attempt by the Kyiv regime to launch a terrorist attack by an aircraft-type UAV against targets in the Russian Federation was prevented," the statement reads.
It is noted that Russian air defense destroyed the drone over the territory of the Saratov region.
For reference. As of 2021, the Engels air base is the only one in the Russian Federation where Tu-160 strategic bombers are based. Since February 2022, it has been used for large-scale air strikes on the territory of Ukraine.
Recently, kamikaze drones attacked the territory of the Oryolnefteprodukt oil depot in the Russian city of Oryol, injuring three people. Three more UAVs were shot down in neighboring Kursk and one in Bryansk.