Night attacks on Kyiv. Ukrainians shot down over 20 drones

, 10:07, 10.09.2023
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The Russians continue to attack Ukrainian cities. On the night from Saturday to Sunday, the Russians sent several dozen Shaded drones to Kyiv. Ukrainian air defense managed to shoot down 25 drones.

Night attacks on Kyiv. Ukrainians shot down over 20 drones

Russia Launches Overnight Drone Attack on Kyiv

According to Sergiy Popko, head of the military administration of Kyiv, another attack on the capital of the country took place on the night from Saturday to Sunday.

Cars, power lines, trolleybuses and the road surface were damaged. So far, one victim is known (no threat to life), Popko said, quoted by Ukrainska Pravda.

According to information provided on social media by the mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, drone fragments fell on several areas of the Kyiv region, including: Sviatoshinsky, Shevchenko and Podolia. Emergency services are working on site.

Night attack on Kyiv. Ukrainian defense shot down 25 drones

According to Reuters, the Russians sent a total of 32 drones. Ukrainian air defense managed to destroy approximately 25 Shaded unmanned aerial vehicles. This number was confirmed by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in its morning report.

At least five explosions were heard during the attacks. Ukrainian media recordings indicated that many cars parked on the streets were damaged, but most of the debris from the hit buildings fell on an open, undeveloped area. Some fragments from the downed drones caused a fire in the Svyatoshyn district in the Kyiv Oblast.

The drones were supposed to fly over the capital of Ukraine from different directions.

Night attacks on Kyiv. Ukrainians shot down over 20 drones

War in Ukraine. Russian drone attacks

It recently came to light that Russian invaders have deployed another station to launch drones into Ukraine. The camp was to be built in occupied Crimea.

In August, the Washington Post reported that Russia intends to produce 6,000 attack drones by 2025 at the Alabuz factory in Tatarstan, and is making "some progress" in this regard.


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