Russia's drones damage warehouses in Mykolaiv region and infrastructure in Odesa region
On the night of December 26, Russian troops attacked Ukraine with 19 Shahed attack UAVs from Primorsko-Akhtarsk, Russia, and Crimea. Ukrainian air defense destroyed 13 drones
The Ukrainian Air Force reported the information.
"Starting at 6:30 pm on December 25 to 03:00 am on December 26, 2023, the enemy attacked from the southeast with Shahed-type attack UAVs. In total, 19 Shaheds were launched from the areas of Balaklava, Crimea, and Primorsko-Akhtarsk, Russia," the statement said.
Ukrainian defenders destroyed 13 attack drones over Odesa, Kherson, Mykolaiv and Khmelnytskyi regions.
In addition, the tactical aviation of the Air Force attacked and destroyed a large landing ship of the Russian Black Sea Fleet Novocherkassk near Feodosia with cruise missiles.
Strikes in Odesa and Mykolaiv regions
The South operational command reported that "Shahed" attacks were recorded in Mykolaiv and Odesa regions.
In Mykolaiv region, a Russian drone hit an industrial enterprise, damaging warehouse buildings. There were no casualties.
"In Odesa district, the enemy hit an open area of an infrastructure facility. The resulting fire was promptly extinguished. No people were injured," the statement reads.
The military command clarified that the southern units destroyed nine "shaheds": one over Kherson region and four more in the skies of Mykolaiv and Odesa regions.