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Air Force: Ukraine downs 9 Russian drones on Dec. 22

by The Kyiv Independent news desk December 23, 2023 10:47 AM 1 min read
One of the Russian attack drones downed over Odesa Oblast on the evening of Dec. 22, 2023. (Photo for illustrative purposes) (Southern Defense Forces / Telegram)
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Ukrainian forces downed nine Russian Shahed-type drones in Odesa and Khmelnytskyi oblasts late on Dec. 22, Ukraine's Air Force reported on Telegram.

Seven drones were destroyed over Odesa Oblast, with two more downed over Khmelnytskyi Oblast, according to the regional authorities.

No casualties were reported in the late evening attacks.

Odesa Oblast Governor Oleh Kiper said one explosion damaged the windows of an educational institution in Odesa district. No damage was reported in Khmelnytsky Oblast.

The news comes after a drone attack on Kyiv on Dec. 21 injured two people and damaged a high-rise apartment building in the capital's Solomianskyi district.

Air defense downs 7 Russian drones in Odesa Oblast
Air defense in Odesa Oblast downed seven Russian attack drones, the Southern Defense Forces reported on the evening of Dec. 22.

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