Ukraine’s Air Force shot down 30 out of 35 Russian-launched drones overnight
Russia launched a fresh drone attack on Ukraine overnight on Dec. 19, 2022. Ukraine’s Air Force stated that it shot down 30 out of 35 drones Russia launched overnight. The Iranian-made Shahed- kamikaze drones were reportedly launched from the eastern coast of the Sea of Azov.
During the attack, Kyiv region and the Ukrainian capital were hit.
Head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, Oleksii Kuleba, reported that infrastructure objects and private houses were damaged due to a night drone attack in the Kyiv region.
According to Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko, in the Ukrainian capital, the attack damaged critical infrastructure.