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Air Force: 29 of 31 drones, 1 missile shot down overnight

by Nate Ostiller October 3, 2023 9:31 AM 1 min read
Remains of a Shahed 136/131 drone at an exhibition showing remains of missiles and drones that Russia used to attack Kyiv on May 12, 2023, in Kyiv. (Photo: Oleksii Samsonov /Global Images Ukraine via Getty Images)
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Russia launched 31 Shahed drones and one Iskander-K ballistic missile at Ukrainian territory overnight on Oct. 3, the Air Force reported.

Air defenses working in Mykolaiv and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts successfully shot down 29 of the drones and the Iskander missile.

The attacks were reportedly launched from occupied Crimea.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Governor Serhii Lysak earlier reported that a drone and other debris from downed drones struck a factory, causing a fire and other damage in Pavlohrad, located 75 kilometers east of the regional capital Dnipro.

Elsewhere in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, debris caused damage to civilian infrastructure, but no casualties were reported, according to Lysak.

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