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Air Force downs 25 Russian drones, 3 missiles overnight

by The Kyiv Independent news desk May 14, 2023 10:17 AM 1 min read
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Air defense downed 18 Iranian-made Shahed drones, one Lancet drone, two Orlan-10, four unspecified drones, and three cruise missiles, Ukraine's Air Force reported.

Some cruise missiles, however, managed to pass through, hitting civilian infrastructure in Ternopil at 5 a.m. local time, Ternopil Oblast Governor Volodymyr Trush reported.

Late on May 13, in Ternopil, warehouses belonging to commercial enterprises and a religious organization caught fire due to Russia's attack.

Two civilians were injured, according to the governor.

Earlier, explosions were heard in Kherson and Sumy oblasts.

Shortage of air defense missiles endangers Ukraine’s ability to fight off Russian attacks
Over last winter, Ukraine successfully withstood Russia’s months-long campaign targeting energy infrastructure with barrages of missiles and drones. But that achievement came with a cost. Having shot down hundreds of Russian rockets and kamikaze drones since October, Ukraine’s Air Force is now fac…
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