Russia attacked with Iranian drone on Wednesday Ukraine’s capital, though anti-aircraft defenses managed to intercept them, according to officials, who stress the need to strengthen the country’s own anti-aircraft and anti-missile defences.
Head of the Military Administration of the city of Kyiv, Serhiy Popkoclaimed that fragments of a kamikaze drone fell on an official building and caused minor damage to four other residential buildings in the Shevchenkivsky district of the capital.
The President of Ukraine said, “The terrorists started the morning with the launch of Thirteen Martyrs. All thirteen were shot down by the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces. Well done, I am proud.” Volodymyr Zelensky, The Ukrainian Air Force reported that Shahid-136/131 was launched from the eastern coast of the Sea of Azov.
Air Force spokesman Yuri Ignat told that it is Third recent attack with Iranian-made drone They reappeared on the night of 6–7 December after a gap of three weeks, and Ukrainian intelligence tried to ascertain whether those used this Wednesday were new or related to a previous shipment.
hours later, Russia fired missiles against the city of Jershonwhere shells fell on the central building of the regional military administration and damaged two floors, according to Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of the office of the President of Ukraine.
To coincide with these new bombardments, Zelensky held another meeting of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief’s General Staff this Wednesday, After which his office said that work is going on Strengthening anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense by country.
Ukraine has in recent months stressed the need, above all, to acquire systems that improve its rate of shooting down ballistic missiles, such as Patriot, According to the television network, the United States government is finalizing the details of sending the patriots to Ukraine, which could be announced this week. CNN,