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kyiv claims to have shot down 20 russian drones and 2 cruise missiles

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On Thursday, July 13, Ukraine claimed to have shot down 20 Russian drones and two cruise missiles during the third consecutive night of attacks directed, among other things, against its capital, Kiev.

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“We carried out an air defense operation successfully.”Air Force spokesman Yuri Ignat said. Twenty Shahid drones were destroyed, and all those drones were shot down. Two Kalibr missiles were also destroyed.specially.

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Iranian-made Al-Shahed attack aircraft were shot down Mainly in the Kiev region.said the Ukrainian Air Force in a separate statement on Telegram.

Several people were injured and one killed

These were the machines “I entered the capital from different directions.”previously explained, also on Telegram, the military department in Kiev, confirming that the anti-aircraft defense destroyed some ” dozen “ over this city.

He said the debris fell in five neighborhoods, noting that a 19-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were taken to hospital. Two people were injured in Darnitsky district “After the falling debris”For his part, Sergeich Popko, the head of the military department in Kiev, wrote on Telegram. He did not know if they were the same two people.

Emergency services were responding to calls in Solomiansky, Shevchenkivsky, Podilsky and Darnytsky neighborhoods after “Explosions in the capital”Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko announced earlier. In the Podilsky district, firefighters found out dead bodyhe said on Telegram.

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He also talked about two people “entering the hospital” In the Darnytsky district after falling debris destroyed a residential building. Two more were treated at the site in Chevtchenkivsky district, again according to Vitali Klitschko.

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He added that fires broke out in a residential building in the same neighborhood and in another non-residential building in Podilskyi. A photo posted on Telegram by the Kiev military department showed a room in a high-rise building with part of the wall shattered, which it said was the result of falling debris in the Darnitsky district.

The Ukrainian Air Force said on Telegram that the Ukrainian air defense also destroyed two Kalibr cruise missiles overnight. It also claimed that an Iskander-M ballistic missile was launched from Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. The information was “still being clarified” about this missile.

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