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Dozens of drones attacked Ukraine last night, with Kharkov taking the brunt of the attack (photo, video)

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On the night of Friday, November 3, the enemy launched another massive drone and missile strike on Ukraine.

The command of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that the enemy sent four dozen “Shahed-136/131” to Ukraine from the Kursk region and from the Primorsko-Akhtarsk region (Russia), and from the airspace of the occupied Kherson region – a guided aircraft missile X-59.

“Shaheds” were launched in waves and sent in different directions in small groups. An air raid alert was declared in most regions and air defense was in operation. As a result of combat work by the forces and means of the Air Force in cooperation with the air defense of the Ukrainian Defense Forces, 24 attack UAVs “Shahed-136/131” and one guided aircraft missile were destroyed. Fighter aircraft, anti-aircraft missile units, and mobile fire groups are involved in repelling the air attack,” – the message says.

Kharkov suffered the greatest blow.


The State Emergency Service noted that as a result of enemy strikes, 5 fires occurred, the largest fire occurred in one of the districts of Kharkov, where an administrative building, an inactive sewing shop building, a service station, garages, 8 cars and a residential building with a total area of ​​more than 1000 square meters were engulfed in fire . m.

Photo by State Emergency Service

There was a threat of the fire spreading to other buildings. The fire has been localized and liquidation continues. According to preliminary data, no victims.

Photo by State Emergency Service

According to the Kharkov region police, at least 10 Russian drones hit the civilian infrastructure of the region. Doctors diagnosed three local residents with an acute stress reaction.

Police photo
Police photo
Police photo

The police clarified that the 2nd and 3rd floors of the educational institution were destroyed, and the roof of the building was on fire. All specialized services are working at the impact sites. Investigators and criminologists are documenting the aftermath of the shootings.

Police photo

Speaker of the Kharkov Regional Prosecutor’s Office Dmitry Chubenko added that the attack on two districts and a suburb of Kharkov occurred around midnight and one in the morning. All drones were launched from the border region of Russia.

“The attacks were on civilian infrastructure, in particular residential buildings. During one of these attacks, a service station and a nearby non-residential two-story building were occupied. Based on this fact, criminal proceedings have been opened under the article on violation of the laws and customs of war,” – he noted.

There are “arrivals” in the Odessa region. “Our air defense forces destroyed two Shahed-131/136 drones. Unfortunately, there is a hit on the technical territory of an infrastructure facility in the region. No casualties or severe damage were recorded.”– reported Head of the regional OBA Oleg Kiper.

An air alert sounded in the Lviv region as well. “This night our region was threatened by 16 suicide bombers. Our air defenses worked them out within their area of ​​​​responsibility, this is not only the Lviv region. It’s calm in Lviv itself,” – noted Mayor of the regional center Andrey Sadovy.

The day before, the head of the Presidential Office, Andriy Yermak, showed data on the air attacks that Ukraine suffered in October.

Photo from Andrey Ermak’s page

Let us recall that in the Kharkov region a forced evacuation of children and their families from 66 front-line settlements was announced. It should be carried out within 45 days in the Kondrashevskaya, Kupyanskaya, Kurilovskaya, Petropavlovskaya, Dvorichanskaya and Olkhovatskaya territorial communities of the Kupyansky district.

Photo by State Emergency Service


Author: Irina GAL, “FACTS”

Source: Fakty

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