Ukrainian Air Defense forces neutralize all Russian-launched Shahed drones overnight

Shahed almost survived (illustrative photo)
Shahed almost survived (illustrative photo)

Russia launched an attack on Ukraine overnight, deploying two Shahed drones, which were successfully destroyed by Air Defense Forces, Ukraine’s Air Force reported on Telegram on March 16.

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The threat of a new Russian assault prompted air alerts in several Ukrainian oblasts on the evening of March 15, particularly due to reports of drone activity from the south. The Shahed drones were observed heading towards Kryvyi Rih, where the Air Defense Forces were mobilized.

The Russian army launched a missile attack on Odesa on March 15 with two Iskander missiles, killing at least 20 people. Regional governor Oleh Kiper reported 75 wounded.

March 16 was declared a day of mourning for the victims in the city.

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