Russian Drone attack results in major infrastructure damages in Ukraine

Russian Drone attack results in major infrastructure damages in Ukraine

Kyiv - Overnight, Russia initiated a significant drone assault on Ukraine, targeting infrastructure facilities in both the southern and northern regions of the country, as reported by the Ukrainian military on Saturday.

According to the air force, Ukraine's air defense successfully intercepted and brought down 29 out of 38 Iranian-made Shahed drones launched from Russian territory. The air force issued a statement indicating that the attack, spanning numerous Ukrainian regions, persisted for several hours on Saturday.

The south military command disclosed that an energy infrastructure facility in the southern Odesa region bore the impact of the strike. In addition, an administrative building sustained damage, and a civilian suffered injuries in the incident, as conveyed through a statement on the Telegram messaging app.

In Ukraine's northern Chernihiv region, situated on the border with Russia and Belarus, two infrastructure buildings incurred damage during the overnight assault, as confirmed by military sources. The drones also targeted Kyiv in the second attack this month. Officials asserted that all drones approaching the capital were successfully intercepted before causing harm.

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