On the night of December 30, Russian invaders attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made kamikaze drones «Shahed-131/136». This was reported by the command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
It is reported that a total of 16 kamikaze drones were released, which attacked Ukraine from the southeast and north directions. To overcome the air defense system of Ukraine, the enemy tried to use the channel of the Dnieper.
All 16 enemy drones were destroyed by the forces and means of the air commands «Vostok» and «Center», as well as air defense units of other components of the Defense Forces of Ukraine.
Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said that 7 kamikaze drones were heading for Kyiv, 2 of them were shot down on approach to the capital , 5 – over Kyiv. The Kyiv city military administration specified that one of the enemy drones hit the administrative building in the Goloseevsky district of the capital. As a result, the building was partially destroyed.
Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Kirill Timoshenko published a photo of the consequences of the fall of the «shaheda».