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Ukrainian air defense forces down all 13 drones launched by Russia overnight

5 April, 2024 Friday
10:15

On the night of March 5, the Russian army attempted to attack the territory of Ukraine with 13 attack UAVs. Ukrainian air defense forces destroyed all "shaheds"

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Mykola Oleshchuk, the commander of the Ukrainian Air Force, said.

According to the report, the Russian forces launched 13 Shahed-131/136 attack UAVs from Cape Chauda in Crimea. Russia also attacked Ukraine at night with two S-300/S-400 anti-aircraft guided missiles and three Iskander-M ballistic missiles.

"As a result of an anti-aircraft battle, mobile fire groups of the Ukrainian Defense Forces shot down all 13 "shaheds" in Zaporizhzhia, Odesa and Dnipro regions," the statement reads.

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