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Ukrainian Air Force destroy 9 out of 15 Shahed UAVs during night

12 December, 2023 Tuesday
11:10

On the night of Tuesday, December 12, Russian troops launched 15 attack UAVs at Ukraine, 9 of which were shot down by Ukrainian defenders. In the eastern direction, 2 Russian Kh-59 missiles were destroyed the night before

The press center of the Ukrainian Air Force reported the information.

The statement noted that at night, Russian troops launched Shahed-type drones at Ukraine from the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea, namely from the Balaklava area.

In total, 15 Shaheds were launched, 9 of which were destroyed in different regions of Ukraine by units of mobile fire groups of the Ukrainian Defense Forces.

In addition, on the evening of December 11, anti-aircraft missile units of the East Air Command destroyed 2 Kh-59 guided missiles in Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk regions. 

  • The night before, the Russian military launched several groups of Shahed attack drones at Ukraine.
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