Ukraine, massive Russian attack on the Odessa region


The authorities of the Odessa Oblast reported a massive Russian attack lasting over six hours on the night from Wednesday to Thursday. At least eleven people were injured due to falling fragments of the downed Shahed drones.

“Russian devils are attacking Odessa for the second evening in a row. As a result of falling fragments of downed kamikaze drones, a student dormitory was damaged. 11 people were injured, including three children,” said Oleh Kiper, head of the authorities in the Odessa Oblast, on Thursday morning in a post on Telegram .

The official wrote that the Russian attack lasted over six hours. IN Odessa Several buildings were damaged and several cars were burned. In the city of Izmail, the target of the attack was the port infrastructure.

Destruction in Odessa after the Russian attack

Destruction in Odessa after the Russian attack

The Shahedas came in groups

Ukrainian volunteer and social activist Serhiy Sternenko reported on Telegram that Shahed drones attacked the Odessa region, arriving in groups.

The Ukrainian Air Force said it shot down 41 of the 42 Shahed drones that attacked Ukrainemost of them – in the Odessa region.

Natalia Humeniuk, spokeswoman for the Ukrainian forces in the south of the country, said that according to preliminary information, 39 drones were shot down over the oblast. The drones were launched from the annexed Crimea.

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