The crew of a Romanian Air Force helicopter in the city of Tulcea likely discovered the wreckage of a drone similar to those that Russia used to attack the Izmail district of the Odessa region on the night of September 13. About it reported at the country’s Ministry of National Defense.
“The crew of the Romanian Air Force IAR 330 Puma helicopter discovered fragments that may belong to a drone. They scattered over several tens of meters,” the statement said.
The report says that debris was spotted in the area of the cities of Nuferu and Victoria in Tulchinsky district.
A special team is currently working on the spot for investigation and examination. This is the third time that fragments of Russian drones have been discovered in Romania, the first time such an episode occurred on September 4.
At night, residents of Romanian villages received a notification urging them to take shelter – they were warned about the threat of falling debris from Russian drones.
On September 9, the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Russian Charge d’Affaires to protest over the fall of Russian drones.
- On September 4, the Foreign Ministry reported that at night near the Izmail port, Russian Shahed-136 kamikaze drones fell and detonated on Romanian territory. This was confirmed by the State Border Guard Service.
- After this, the Romanian Ministry of Defense stated that this “did not constitute any direct military threat.” At the same time, a press release for the Romanian audience stated that nothing fell on their territory.
- On September 6, Romanian Defense Minister Angel Tylvar confirmed that traces of a possible drone crash had been found on Romanian territory.
- The NATO Secretary General said that the fall of the bomb’s debris in Romania was not a “deliberate attack.”
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