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Record Number of Enemy Strike UAVs Launched Against Ukraine This Night, Kyiv Main Target

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On the night of November 25, the enemy launched a record number of Shahed-136/131 combat UAV strikes against Ukraine / Foto credit: press center of the KCMA
On the night of November 25, the enemy launched a record number of Shahed-136/131 combat UAV strikes against Ukraine / Foto credit: press center of the KCMA

On the night of November 25, the enemy launched a record number of Shahed-136/131 combat UAV strikes against Ukraine. Ukraine’s air defense forces destroyed 74 out of about 75 enemy combat drones. The majority of them were eliminated in the Kyiv region

The Ukrainian Air Force said on official Facebook page on Sunday morning that russia attacked the Ukrainian territories from two directions: Primorsko-Akhtarsk and Kursk Oblast in russia.

The air defense operated in at least six regions of Ukraine: Kyiv, Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolaiv and Kirovohrad oblasts.

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On the night of November 25, Ukraine’s air defense forces destroyed 71 out of about 75 enemy Shahed-131/136 combat drones / Foto credit: The Ukrainian Air Force

Mykola Oleshchuk, Commander of Ukraine’s Air Force, reported on Telegram that "The main target of the attack was Kyiv." (A drone attack became the largest in the city of Kyiv since the beginning of the full-scale invasion - e.d.)

The Commander of the Air Force thanked everyone for the defense last night, especially highlighting the combat work of the mobile fire groups of the Air Force and the Defense Forces of Ukraine. They accounted for almost 40% of the targets intercepted.

The night and morning of November 25 the enemy massively attacked the capital of Ukraine, utilizing the Shahed-131/136 combat drones, Defense Express
The night and morning of November 25 the enemy massively attacked the capital of Ukraine, utilizing the Shahed-131/136 combat drones / Foto credit: press center of the KCMA

A Kh-59 guided missile was also downed in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

Anti-aircraft missile units, tactical aircraft, mobile fire groups and electronic warfare units were involved in repelling the attack.

As indicated by Defense Express, as of November 25, the russian federation has already launched 318 of the Shahed-131/136 UAVs, marking the second-highest figure within a month after 503 in September. Additionally, in October, russia attacked Ukraine with 282 combat drones.

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