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Russia claims 21 attack drones over 4 regions and Crimea

30 January, 2024 Tuesday
10:50

On January 30, Russia announced the downing of 21 drones in 4 Russian regions and the temporarily occupied Crimea. Later it was reported that one of the drones fell on oil depot's territory in Kaluga

Russian propaganda media reported this with reference to the Russian Ministry of Defense.

According to them, air defense systems destroyed and intercepted 21 allegedly Ukrainian drones at night. In particular, 11 drones were shot down over Crimea, 5 over the Belgorod region, 3 over the Bryansk region, and one over the Kaluga and Tula regions.

According to the governor of the Bryansk region, Alexander Bogomaz, there are no casualties or damage in the region as a result of the drone attack. Operational and emergency teams are working at the scene.

At the same time, according to the governor of the Kaluga region, Vladislav Shapsha, the UAV was destroyed in the morning on the outskirts of the city of Kaluga. Its fragments fell on the roof of a technical non-residential building. The Russian noted that there were no fires or injuries.

Mikhail Razvozhayev, the "governor" of the temporarily occupied Sevastopol, joined the statements of the Russian regional leaders. According to him, air defense forces shot down a drone over the Black Sea near Belbek.

"All services are on alert. The Sevastopol rescue service is not recording any damage to the infrastructure," Razvozhayev wrote.

Later, the ASTRA Telegram channel reported that a drone had crashed into the territory of an oil depot in Kaluga.

According to media reports, this morning the UAV was shot down over the Kaluganafteprodukt oil depot on Grabtsevo Highway. The downed drone fell on the territory of the oil depot.

According to preliminary reports, there were no casualties or damage.

  • Meanwhile, in the evening of January 29, Russia launched another massive air attack - several groups of Shaheds entered Ukraine from the south and east and are moving in the northwestern direction.


 
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