Russian forces launched nearly 50 Shahed attack drones on Ukraine on the night of 5-6 December, with Ukrainian forces intercepting 41 of the drones.
Quote from the Air Force: "There were a total of 48 Shahed-136/131 attack drones [the General Staff earlier reported Russia launched 50 drones - ed.]. Air defence forces destroyed 41 enemy attack drones."
Details: Russian forces launched the drones from two directions: Cape Chauda in Crimea and Kursk Oblast in Russia.
Ukraine deployed fighter jets, anti-aircraft missile units and mobile fire groups to repel the Russian drone attack.
Ukraine's Air Force reported that Russian Shahed drones had been spotted in Ukraine's south on the evening of 5 December.
Later, Khmelnytskyi Oblast officials said that air defence forces had been activated in the oblast during a Russian drone attack.