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Russia reports shooting down balloon over Kursk region and three UAVs over Belgorod region

16 April, 2024 Tuesday
12:21

On the morning of Tuesday, April 16, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported on the downing of allegedly Ukrainian targets - a balloon over Kursk and drones over Belgorod regions

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The Russian MoD's press service reported the information.

It is noted that at about 08:15 Russian time, the Russians "stopped an attempt by the Kyiv regime to launch a terrorist attack using a small balloon" against targets in the Russian Federation.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the balloon was destroyed by regular air defense systems over the territory of the Kursk region.

In addition, they say that almost an hour after the previous attack, air defense shot down three more drones that allegedly tried to attack targets in the Belgorod region.
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