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Russian forces attack Mykolaiv Oblast with Iranian-made drones

by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 17, 2022 2:21 am

Ukraine’s Air Force reported that within an hour on Oct. 16, anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Command “South” destroyed nine Shahed-136 Iranian-made kamikaze drones in southern Ukraine.

The Air Force reported that two other Shahed-136 drones were shot down by the National Guard and Ukraine’s Territorial Defense Forces.

Ukraine's Command "South" said that three drones hit industrial infrastructure facilities and a pharmaceutical warehouse in Mykolaiv. Rescuers are working to extinguish the fire. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties.

The Kyiv Independent news desk
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