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Air Force: Ukraine downs 10 Shahed drones

by The Kyiv Independent news desk April 20, 2023 3:43 AM 1 min read
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Ukrainian forces destroyed ten out of 11 Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 drones on April 19, according to the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In addition to the drones, Russian troops launched guided aerial bombs on Ukrainian territory.

The Air Force did not report any casualties or damages.

Ukrainian forces used anti-aircraft missiles to destroy the Shahed drones before they reached Ukrainian territory.

Ten out of 12 Shahed drones were shot down by the Ukrainian Air Force over Odesa Oblast earlier in the evening on April 19.

Local authorities: Light flash in sky over Kyiv due to NASA satellite crash
A bright flash of light seen in the sky over Kyiv late on April 19 was the result of a NASA space satellite crashing to Earth, according to preliminary data by Kyiv City Military Administration head Serhii Popko.
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