Today, two Shahed-136 kamikaze drones hit the administration building, five were shot down during two attacks on Odessa.
IN Odessa it became known about a person who was injured as a result of an attack by enemy kamikaze drones.
This was announced by the head of the Odesa regional state administration Maxim Marchenko.
“Today, the enemy attacked Odesa with a Shahed-136 kamikaze drone. Unfortunately, one person was killed, one was injured, and the administrative building was destroyed. Later, the enemy carried out another attack with drones that were shot down over the Black Sea by our air defense units,” Marchenko said.
He added that the occupiers increasingly began to use such drones in the neighboring regions of Ukraine. Marchenko asked people not to stand on the street during the air alert and not to look where the drone is flying, but to hide in shelters. The head of the OVA emphasized that the radius of damage by such drones is large enough.
In the Public Relations Service of the Air Command “Southreported that only between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., four Iranian-made Shahed-136 enemy kamikaze drones were shot down by the forces and means of air defense. With these drones, the Russian occupation forces tried to attack Odesa.
Aaka drones on Odessa – what is known
September 23 afternoon the enemy attacked Odessa with kamikaze drones from the Black Sea. Two drones destroyed the administration building in the port area, a civilian died. Another Iranian kamikaze drone Shahed 136 (Shahid-136) The Armed Forces managed to shoot down. It is known about four damaged residential buildings.
Iranian drones in the Russian Federation – what is known
In mid-August it became known that Iran sold a thousand of its drones to Russia.
Already on September 13, the Strategic Communications Department of the Armed Forces reported that the Ukrainian military shot down an Iranian Shahed 136 attack drone for the first time near Kupyansk, Kharkiv Region. The military confirmed that Shahed-136, repainted in Russian colors and renamed “Geranium-2”, are increasingly being fixed near the positions of Ukrainian armored and artillery equipment.
According to Yuriy Ignat, spokesman for the Air Force Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, these UAVs can be shot down by various means of air defense and even small arms, but anti-aircraft guns are best suited for this, as well as the Ukrainian “Shilka” or the German “Chepard”.
According to Western experts, the Shahed-136 can provide Russia with a “powerful counterweight” to high-tech weapons systems, such as HIMARS, which Ukraine received from the United States.
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