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Air Force: Ukraine downs 5 Russian drones in south over past day

by Kateryna Denisova May 12, 2024 9:46 AM 1 min read
Illustrative purposes: Ukrainian forces successfully down a Shahed-type drone over the skies of Sumy Oblast on Jan. 9, 2024. (Sumy Oblast Military Administration/Telegram)
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Ukrainian air defense units shot down five Russian reconnaissance drones in Ukraine's south over the past day, the Air Force said on May 12.

Four Zala drones were reportedly destroyed over Kherson Oblast and one Orlan-10 was shot down over Mykolaiv Oblast.

Neither the Air Force nor the local authorities reported any damage or casualties as a result of the drone attacks.

Drone attacks are a daily occurrence in Ukraine, affecting various regions across the country.

Overnight on May 10, Ukraine’s air defense reportedly downed 10 out of 10 Russian Shahed-type drones.

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