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Ukraine's air defence forces downed all drones Russia launched on Kyiv overnight

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 05:31
Ukraine's air defence forces downed all drones Russia launched on Kyiv overnight
An air defence system. Stock photo: Getty Images

Russia launched Shahed-136 attack drones on Kyiv on the morning of 11 July, but Ukraine’s air defence forces downed all of them.

Source:  Serhii Popko, Head of the Kyiv City Military Administration, on Telegram

Details: This is the second Russian airstrike on Kyiv in July.

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According to preliminary reports, this time Russia deployed Shahed-136 loitering munitions, just as during the previous attack.

Quote: "Iranian-made drones were launched from the south, likely from Russia’s Krasnodar Krai.

All air targets that were detected on the approach to Kyiv have been destroyed by personnel and assets of [Ukraine’s] air defence."

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