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Air defence in operation in Odesa

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 00:16
Air defence in operation in Odesa
A mobile air defence firing group. Photo: Naiev on Telegram

Air defence systems have been operating in Odesa on the night of 4-5 March.

Source: Dumskaya, Odesa-based media outlet; Ukrainian public broadcaster Suspilne

Details: Local journalists also reported that an explosion was heard in the city in addition to the air defence operating.


At 00:39 (Kyiv time), there was a second explosion in the city.

Shahed drones attacked in several waves. The air-raid warning was in effect in Odesa Oblast for about three hours.


  • Attack drones were launched heading for Odesa on the evening of 4 March. 
  • Later, it was clarified that there were more drones in the Black Sea, heading for Odesa in the direction of Fontanka.

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