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Ukraine downs 13/13 Russian drones in overnight attack

The Russian military deployed the drones from its bases in occupied Crimea.
Ukraine downs 13/13 Russian drones in overnight attack
Shahed-136 drone in the sky over Kyiv, October 2022. Photo:
Ukraine downs 13/13 Russian drones in overnight attack

During the night of 5 April, the Russian forces attacked the territory of Ukraine with 13 Shahed type drones from Cape Chaudan in occupied Crimea, the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported.

“Our mobile air defense units successfully engaged and neutralized all 13 Shahed 131/136 drones in the Zaporizhzhia, Odesa, and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts,”  Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces wrote on Telegram.

Additionally, according to him, the Russians attacked Ukraine with two S-300/S-400 surface-to-air guided missiles and three Iskander-M ballistic missiles. They launched them from the Belgorod region, which borders Ukraine. Oleshchuk did not report on the consequences of these strikes.

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