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Russian drone attacks in Odesa Oblast injure 4

by Nate Ostiller February 10, 2024 9:59 AM 1 min read
A pile of maize grains is seen on the pier at the Izmail Sea Port, Odesa Oblast, on July 22, 2023. Photo for illustrative purposes only. (Stringer/ AFP via Getty Images)
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Consecutive waves of Russian Shahed-type drones struck Odesa Oblast overnight, and although air defenses shot down at least 21 of the drones, shrapnel and debris wounded four people, Governor Oleh Kiper said on Feb. 10.

One of the injured is in serious condition, he said.

Ukrainian air defenses shot down all nine drones from the first wave of attacks, and 12 from the second and third, Kiper added.

The four injured people were all employees of port facilities. All were hospitalized.

The attacks also damaged Danube River port facilities and other civilian infrastructure in and around the port city of Izmail.

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