New 12 months Assaults Focused Ukraine’s Drone Manufacturing, Says Russia

New Year Attacks Targeted Ukraine's Drone Production, Says Russia

The assaults got here as Vladimir Putin’s offensive in Ukraine enters its eleventh month.


Moscow mentioned on Sunday its New 12 months assaults on Ukraine focused the pro-Western nation’s drone manufacturing, claiming it had managed to scupper Kyiv’s “terror assaults” towards Russia.

In a New 12 months’s Eve assault, Moscow attacked Kyiv and different Ukrainian cities with missiles and Iranian-made drones. 

On account of the New 12 months’s strikes, three individuals died and 50 have been injured in Ukraine, authorities mentioned.

Russia’s defence ministry mentioned a strike hit “the amenities of the military-industrial advanced of Ukraine” which is concerned within the manufacturing of drones.

“Storage amenities and launch websites” for the drones have additionally been destroyed, the ministry mentioned in a press release.

“The intention of the strike was achieved,” the assertion mentioned. 

“The plans of the Kyiv regime to hold out terrorist assaults towards Russia within the close to future have been thwarted.”

Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the deputy head of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s workplace, mentioned that two individuals died in Kyiv and the southern area of Kherson and 50 have been injured because of the Russian strikes.

A 22-year-old lady died from her wounds within the western metropolis of Khmelnytskyi, governor Sergiy Gamaliy mentioned on Sunday.

The assaults got here as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offensive in Ukraine enters its eleventh month.

After a collection of humiliating army defeats, Russia in October started focusing on Ukraine’s infrastructure, leaving tens of millions within the chilly and darkish.

Russia has accused Ukraine of focusing on its army websites and infrastructure. 

Russian forces on Thursday shot down a drone close to Engels, a base for Russia’s strategic plane, situated a whole bunch of kilometres from Ukraine’s border. 

Russia additionally mentioned on Monday it downed a drone over Engels airfield and that falling particles killed three individuals. 

On December 5, Moscow mentioned Ukraine’s Soviet-made drones had attacked that base and one other within the Ryazan area, leaving three individuals useless.

The Engels drone raids have been the deepest reported strikes into Russian territory for the reason that begin of Moscow’s offensive in Ukraine on February 24.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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