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Three people killed in Shahed drone attack in Odesa – photo

Friday, 23 February 2024, 05:47
Three people killed in Shahed drone attack in Odesa – photo
Aftermath of drone strike in Odesa. Photo: Defence Forces of Ukraine’s South

One of the drones hit over the sea during a Russian attack on Odesa Oblast has crashed into a building in the coastal zone of Odesa, causing destruction and fire. Rescue workers rescued a security guard, who was not injured, and found one body.

Source: Defence Forces of Ukraine’s South on Telegram

Details: The Russians attacked Odesa Oblast with Shahed-type attack drones. At the same time, they launched Kh-31P and Kh-22 missiles from tactical and strategic aircraft from the Black Sea. The missiles did not reach their targets.

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Наслідки удару дрона в Одесі, фото: Сили оборони півдня
Aftermath of drone strike in Odesa.
Photo: Defence Forces of Ukraine’s South

In total, air defence units shot down nine kamikaze drones.

Наслідки удару дрона в Одесі, фото: Сили оборони півдня
Aftermath of drone strike in Odesa.
Photo: Defence Forces of Ukraine’s South

One of the drones that was hit over the sea crashed into a building in Odesa's coastal zone, causing destruction and a fire. A security guard was rescued from the damaged building and was not injured.

Наслідки удару дрона в Одесі, фото: Сили оборони півдня
Aftermath of drone strike in Odesa.
Photo: Defence Forces of Ukraine’s South

Rescue workers found the body of one person while extinguishing the fire.

Наслідки удару дрона в Одесі, фото: Сили оборони півдня
Aftermath of drone strike in Odesa.
Photo: Defence Forces of Ukraine’s South

Early reports say there might still be people under the rubble.

Firefighting and search and rescue operations are ongoing.

Updated at 05:40: Two more bodies have been found under the rubble in Odesa. A total of three people have been killed in the Russian attack. The search and rescue has been suspended. The rubble is being cleared, and any remaining embers doused with water.

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