On the night of December 16, air defense shot down 30 of 31 Russian Shahed drones | News of Ukraine

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Enemy attacks began on the evening of December 15 and continued until the morning. The drones were launched from three directions: Primorsko-Akhtarsk, Seshcha, Kursk – Russian Federation

Milana Golovan

News editor LIGA.net

08:06

Russia attacked 31 "by Shahed".  Half of those in the north were shot down by the military with machine guns Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

On the night of December 16, Russia sent 31 Shahed-type kamikaze drones to Ukraine, reported at the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Air defense forces shot down 30 enemy UAVs, with half of those in the north shot down by the Ukrainian military with machine guns and man-portable air defense systems.

Enemy attacks began on the evening of December 15 and continued until the morning. For the sixth time in a month, the Russians terrorized Kyiv: drones attacked the capital in groups, waves and in different directions.

The KMVA added that as a result of the air defense and the fall of debris in the city, no one was injured.

Lieutenant General Sergey Naev stated that in the direction of Kyiv and Chernigov, Ukrainian anti-aircraft gunners shot down 14 enemy drones, hitting eight of them with machine guns and MANPADS.

According to Air Forceall 30 “martyrs” were shot down within the Dnepropetrovsk, Kyiv, Vinnitsa, Chernigov, Sumy, Poltava, Cherkassy, ​​Kherson, Zaporozhye, Nikolaev and Khmelnytsky regions.

The drones were launched in three directions: Primorsko-Akhtarsk, Seshcha, Kursk – Russian Federation.

  • On December 14, 2023, explosions were heard in Kyiv
  • On the night of December 16, the Russian Kursk region was attacked. There were hits, power lines and the station were damaged.

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Source: liga.net

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