Russians used Shahed drones to attack Merefa and Izium in Kharkiv Oblast

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The Russian army attacked the cities of Merefa and Izium in Kharkiv Oblast with Shahed attack drones on the night of 25-26 May.

Source: Oleh Syniehubov, Head of the Kharkiv Oblast Military Administration, on Telegram

Quote: "The enemy attacked the city of Merefa in the Kharkiv district and the city of Izium last night using Shahed drones.

A civil enterprise has been damaged in Merefa; a fire broke out.

A building of an educational institution and a garage with agricultural machinery have been damaged in Izium, and fires broke out.

Preliminary reports indicate that there are no casualties as a result of the night strikes with Shaheds."

Details: Russian social media reports that a local oil refinery is "on fire" in Merefa after night strikes by the Russian Armed Forces

Overnight, Russia launched a total of 17 missiles of various types and 31 attack drones. Ukraine’s air defence downed 10 cruise missiles, 23 Shahed drones.

In Dnipro, extensive damage was caused; in Kyiv, a shopping centre and a private house have been damaged by missile fragments; in Kyiv Oblast, seven private houses have been damaged by missile debris.

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