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Russian drone attack damages industrial facility near Odesa, power line in Mykolaiv region

10 March, 2024 Sunday
10:35

On the night of Sunday, March 10, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with drones and missiles. Ukraine's air force managed to destroy 35 of the 39 "shaheds"

The Ukrainian Air Force press center reports.

It is noted that the Russians fired four S-300 anti-aircraft guided missiles at Kharkiv and Donetsk regions, and 39 Shahed-type strike UAVs were launched from Cape Chauda in the temporarily occupied Crimea and Primorsko-Akhtarsk in the Russian Federation.

As a result of combat operations, Ukrainian defenders shot down 35 Shahed drones in Kirovohrad, Mykolaiv, Dnipro, Cherkasy, Odesa, Kherson, Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Kyiv, and Zhytomyr regions.

Odesa region


One of the drones hit an industrial facility in Odesa district. The building was damaged, and rescuers quickly extinguished the fire. No people were injured.

Photo: Defense Forces of Southern Ukraine

The Southern Defense Forces added that air defense units in the south had been intensively repelling a massive drone attack for more than 4.5 hours, which came from both the sea and the temporarily occupied part of Kherson region. A total of 20 UAVs were destroyed in the operational area, including 11 in Odesa, 6 in Mykolaiv, 2 in Kherson and 1 in Dnipro.

"The enemy was flying attack drones through residential areas and industrial districts of settlements, which complicated the work of air defense forces," the Southern Defense Forces noted.

Photo: Defense Forces of Southern Ukraine

Mykolaiv region


According to the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration, on the night of March 10, a Shahed-131/136 UAV damaged a power line outside the village of Snihurivka community.

As a result, two settlements were de-energized, and work is underway to restore power. No one was injured.

Vinnytsia region


In the Vinnytsia region, fragments of a downed drone damaged an infrastructure facility as a result of air defense operations. According to the head of the Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Borzov, a fire broke out there as a result.

As of 06:30, the fire was extinguished. No one was injured.

Kyiv region


At night, the Russian forces attacked Kyiv region with drones. The air raid alert was announced twice and lasted more than three hours.

Ruslan Kravchenko, the head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, thanked the air defense forces that prevented hits to residential and critical infrastructure. There were no casualties.

However, in one of the settlements, the blast wave damaged the windows on the second floor of a private house.

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