Russia launches Shaheds: air defense operates in Khmelnytskyi region
On the evening of November 23, Russia launched a combined air attack on Ukraine: missiles and Shahed drones were used
Espreso.TV reports this with reference to the Ukrainian Air Force.
After 1:10 a.m., the Air Force warned of the presence of Shaheds over the Khmelnytskyi region. After that, they made a special appeal to the residents of Starokostiantyniv and urged them to stay in shelters.
The first deputy of the Khmelnytskyi regional military administration, Serhiy Tyurin, said that air defense was operating in the region.
As of 2:30a.m.there is no information on casualties or damage.
The first attack by Shaheds
The first report of the evening threat of Shahed attacks appeared at 5:40 pm. At that time, they allegedly joined a missile attack on Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhia regions. The missile threat did not come to pass, and the enemy drones remained in Zaporizhzhia region. The alarm went off at 9:23 pm.
Missile threat in the central and eastern regions
In just a few minutes, the missile threat was reported in Odesa region. Then Sumy, Poltava, and Kharkiv regions. And then Chernihiv region. Within an hour, the Ukrainian Air Force repeatedly emphasized the need to take cover in Myrhorod and Pryluky. At around 10:30 p.m., the all-clear was given to the missile threat.
Launch of new group of UAVs from south
At 9:46 p.m., the Ukrainian Air Force reported that attack UAVs were moving northwest from the Kherson region and threatening Mykolaiv and Dnipro regions. From the Mykolaiv region, the drones headed to Odesa, Kirovohrad, and Cherkasy regions, and then to the west.