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Air Force: Ukraine downs 10 drones, 10 missiles launched by Russia overnight

by Olena Goncharova December 13, 2023 7:20 AM 1 min read
Firefighters work at the scene of Russian missile attack on Kyiv in the early hours of Dec. 13. (State Emergency Service/Telegram) 
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Ukrainian forces downed 10 Shahed "kamikaze" drones and 10 ballistic missiles launched by Russia overnight, the Air Force reported in the morning of Dec. 13. The drones were launched from the occupied Crimea, almost all of them have been downed over Odesa Oblast.

The ballistic missiles of an undetermined model were reportedly launched against Kyiv at around 3 a.m. local time, according to the Ukrainian military. All missiles were shot down.

At least 45 people in Kyiv's Dniprovskyi district were injured in the attack, Mayor Vitali Klitschko said via his official Telegram channel.

The falling missile fragments also caused damage in the city, starting a fire in a number of private residences and damaging a hospital.

In the Dniprovskyi district, a water supply network was damaged due to missile fragments falling on the roadway. Klitschko said that emergency crews have been working on the spot to repair the damage.

Russian missile strike on Kyiv injures 45
Russian missile attack during the early hours of Dec. 13 injured at least 45 individuals in the Dniprovskyi district of the city, Mayor Vitali Klitschko said via his official Telegram channel. Eighteen people were taken to the hospital, including two children.

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