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Russian night attack: air defense forces destroy 14 of 17 Russian Shahed drones

2 March, 2024 Saturday
12:00

On the night of Saturday, March 2, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with missiles and drones. Ukrainian defenders destroyed 14 Russian Shaheds. In addition, a day earlier, the Air Force downed another Russian Su-34 fighter jet

The press center of the Ukrainian Air Force reports.

It is noted that last night, the Russian occupation forces attacked the territory of Ukraine with three Kh-59 / Kh-35 guided missiles from the temporarily occupied territories of Kherson and Donetsk regions, as well as 17 Shahed-type attack drones launched from Primorsko-Akhtarsk in the Russian Federation and occupied Balakliia in Crimea.

Air defense units of the Air Force and mobile fire groups of the Ukrainian Defense Forces were involved in repelling the air attack.

As a result, Ukrainian air defense destroyed 14 Shaheds in Odesa, Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv, Sumy, and Dnipro regions.

The Air Force adds that on Friday, March 1, at about 9:00 a.m., a Russian Su-34 fighter-bomber was destroyed in the eastern direction, which tried to strike Ukrainian positions with guided bombs.

  • On the night of March 2, the Russian troops launched Shaheds to strike Ukraine, hitting Kharkiv and Odesa, causing deaths and injuries.

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