Ukraine’s Air Force downed 32 Shahed kamikaze drones out of 44 launched by Russian forces over the territory of Ukraine on the night of 12-13 September.
Source: Ukraine’s Air Force
Quote: "On the night of 12-13 September 2023, the Russian occupiers attacked Odesa and Sumy oblasts with several groups of Shahed-136/131 attack drones from three areas: Primorsko-Akhtarsk (Russia), Cape Chauda (Crimea), and Kursk (Russia).
A total of 44 Shahed drone launches were recorded.
32 enemy attack drones were destroyed as a result of air defence operations."
Details: The Air Force said the drones had mainly targeted the southern districts of Odesa and its port infrastructure facilities.
Fighter aircraft, anti-aircraft missile forces and mobile fire groups units from the Air Force and Ukrainian Defence Forces were engaged to destroy the Russian UAVs.
- Ukrainian air defence forces downed three Russian attack drones over Sumy Oblast.
- Air defence forces downed 32 attack drones over Odesa Oblast on the night of 12-13 September. Meanwhile, a strike on a port infrastructure facility was reported, and seven people were injured.