Ukrainian air defenses shoot down 29 of 38 enemy drones overnight

Ukrainian air defenses shoot down 29 of 38 enemy drones overnight

War in Ukraine

Ukraine's air defense forces shot down 29 out of 38 enemy Shahed UAVs from 20:00 on November 17 to 04:00 on November 18.

The Ukrainian Air Force said this in a post on the Telegram messaging app, Ukrinform reports.

"From 20:00 on November 17 to 04:00 on November 18, 2023, Russian invaders attacked Ukraine from the northern and southeastern directions (Kursk region, Primorsk-Akhtarsk - Russia) with Shahed attack UAVs," the post reads.

In total, 38 Shahed-136/131 attack drones were launched.

Several groups of drones attacked different regions of Ukraine in several waves.

Ukraine used fighter jets, anti-aircraft missile units and mobile fire groups to repel the attack.

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