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Russia attacked central Odesa using three “kamikaze” drones – OpCommand South

On the morning of 25 September, Russia launched a “kamikaze” drone attack on Odesa hitting an administrative building in the city’s center three times while Ukrainian air defenses shot down one drone, the press service of Ukraine’s Operational Command South reported.

The search and rescue operation and fire extinguishing are ongoing, there were no casualties, according to OpCommand South.

The Command didn’t mention the type of the UAV, but videos shared by Odessites on social media this morning show the distinct shape of the Iranian-made loitering munition Shakhed 136 in the sky:

https://twitter.com/EuromaidanPress/status/1573914778468229120

This morning’s first explosion occurred in Odesa at about 6:05 amid the air alert announced minutes before the strike.

Update: At 5:58 an air alert was announced in Odesa Oblast. The explosions occurred at 6:07, 6:28, and 6:58. “Kamikaze” drones could be heard and seen in the sky. The alarm was lifted at 7:20 a.m, according to Suspilne.

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