Ukraine responds to massive Russian attack with drones Euronews

Ukraine responds to massive Russian attack with drones Euronews

This Saturday, Russian authorities intercepted 32 Ukrainian drones over several cities and shot them all down. This would have been in retaliation for the massive attack from Thursday to Friday night, “the largest of the war”.


A Russia The country detected 32 Ukrainian drones in its airspace this Saturday, allegedly launched in retaliation for the massive attack with missiles and drones that Russia launched on Thursday night and Friday morning, in which at least 30 civilians were killed .

The drones were seen in the skies over the Russian regions Moscow, Bryansk, Oryol It is Kursksaid the Russian Defense Ministry in a statement. Authorities said there were no injuries and that all drones were destroyed by air defenses.

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“Largest air raid of the war”

Russia fired 122 missiles and dozens of drones at Ukrainian targets in what an Air Force official called “the largest airstrike of the war,” officials said.

Police said they recorded 51 grenade attacks by Russian forces overnight and in the morning, hitting residential buildings, health facilities, a school, a church and commercial buildings.

Six people were confirmed dead in the capital. KyivAccording to the State Emergency Service, the death toll rose throughout the afternoon as rescue teams searched through the rubble.

According to Ukrainian authorities, at least 144 people were injured and an unknown number were buried under rubble in the attack, which lasted about 18 hours.

Bombings in Dnipro

In DniproOn the morning of December 29, a series of explosions occurred during an air raid warning. A shopping center, a maternity hospital and a residential building were hit.

Women giving birth in the city's maternity ward, which was hit by a Russian missile, were taken to an emergency shelter immediately after the air raid warning.

According to Ukrainian police, five deaths were recorded and more than 20 people were injured in this city.

Russian missile in Polish airspace

Meanwhile, Poland reports that a Russian missile aimed at Ukraine has entered its airspace. The general Wieslaw KukulaChief of Staff of the Polish Armed Forces, said that the missile penetrated about 40 km into Polish airspace in the early hours of Friday morning: “A Russian missile violated Polish airspace. Our radars followed it until it left Polish airspace, which was also confirmed by NATO radar systems,” Kukula said.

President Andrzej Duda called an emergency meeting of security forces to discuss the incident and hundreds of security forces were deployed to search the area where the object was discovered.