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Air defence destroyed 7 drones of the occupiers, including 6 Shahed-drones over Zaporizhzhia Oblast

Tuesday, 18 April 2023, 22:22
Air defence destroyed 7 drones of the occupiers, including 6 Shahed-drones over Zaporizhzhia Oblast

In the evening of 18 April, Defence Forces shot down seven drones of the occupiers, including six Iranian Shahed kamikaze drones in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

Source: Andrii Yermak, head of the Office of the President, on Telegram, and Yuriy Malashko, chairman of Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Details: According to Yermak, five Shaheds were shot down in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

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After the message from the head of the President’s Office, Malashko also created a post on his Telegram channel about the effective operation of air defence but did not indicate the number of downed drones.

Quote from Malashko: "The air defence forces showed their skills over Zaporizhzhia: enemy "cans" were successfully landed today. Thank you to our military personnel who defended peaceful homes."

Updated: The Air Force specified that as of 22:00, units of anti-aircraft missile forces and mobile fire groups of the Air Command Skhid (East) destroyed 7 UAVs of the occupiers, including six kamikaze drones of the Shahed-136 type. Six drones were neutralised in Zaporizhzhia Oblast, and another one was shot down on the outskirts of the city of Dnipro.

Background: In the evening of 18 April, an air-raid warning was issued in Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

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