Ukrainian air defence destroys 16 out of 23 Shahed UAVs that Russia launched overnight

Stock photo: Ukraine’s Air Force
Stock photo: Ukraine’s Air Force

Ukrainian air defence forces destroyed 16 out of 23 Shahed loitering munitions that the Russian army launched on the night of 12-13 February.

Source: Ukraine's Air Force

Quote: "The enemy launched 23 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs from the areas of [the city of] Primorsko-Akhtarsk, Russia, and Cape Chauda in [Russian-occupied] Crimea on the night of 12-13 February 2024."

Details: The Air Force noted that anti-aircraft missile units and mobile fire groups of Ukraine's Air Force and Defence Forces were involved in repelling the Russian attack.

A total of 16 Russian drones were destroyed over Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson oblasts.

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