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New Russian drone strikes, damaged ports in South

New Russian drone strikes, damaged ports in South

In Ukraine, 28 Russian drones were destroyed, port warehouses were damaged

Ukraine shot down 28 Russian drones overnight, its air force said Thursday morning. According to the armed forces of southern Ukraine, the Moscow strike also damaged port warehouses in the southern Odesa region. “Enemy drones were flying in different directions, hence the air defense [fonctionné] In at least six regions of Ukraine. (…) 28 in total [drones] Shahad-131/136 destroyed last night »Ukrainian Air Force reported In Telegram. In total, Moscow intercepted 33 flights from the Belgorod region on the border with Ukraine and from Cape Souda in the east of the Crimean peninsula in 2014.

According to the Ukrainian Defense Forces for the south of the country, “The enemy’s night attack, which mobilized a group of attack drones in our sector of responsibility, was again directed against the Danube port infrastructure”. “Warehouse buildings in southern port area of ​​Odessa region damaged by strike”Added the same source to Telegram.

The local governor, Ole Kipper, reported the damage “Port Infrastructure and Residential Buildings” In Ismail district, an octogenarian was also hospitalized with burns. According to the military, Ukrainian forces destroyed ten Russian vehicles in the region and another four in the neighboring region of Mykolaiv. He did not specify whether these 14 aircraft were part of the 28 aircraft shot down by the Air Force.

Since July’s abandonment of a grain deal that allowed Ukraine to freely export its produce, Russia has stepped up attacks in the two regions, which have important bases and ports for trade on the Black Sea, such as the Danube of Ismail and Reni.

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