Russia Launches Overnight Kamikaze Drone Attacks on Western and Central Ukraine

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   In a recent development, Russia launched an assault on central and western Ukraine, deploying 17 Shahed kamikaze drones. Fortunately, Ukrainian air defenses successfully intercepted 10 of these drones. Simultaneously, in eastern Ukraine, six S-300 missiles were fired, targeting civilian infrastructure in Donetsk and Kherson regions. The Air Force Command, as per their report on Telegram, detailed the attacks that occurred in the early hours of December 5.

The onslaught triggered air alarms across southern, eastern, and western Ukraine on the evening of December 4 and into the night of December 5. In the Lviv region, an infrastructure object was attacked by three drones, causing a fire. Emergency responders quickly brought the situation under control, and while there were reports of minor damages, no casualties or injuries were reported. Fortunately, Lviv's critical infrastructure remained unharmed.

Meanwhile, the town of Borova in the Izium district of Kharkiv Oblast experienced Shahed drone strikes around 9:17 PM on December 4. Regional governor Oleh Synehubov reported damage to a community centre, shop, and private residences. Thankfully, no casualties were reported. In the Chuhuiv district of Kharkiv Oblast, two drones damaged houses, resulting in a blast injury to a 41-year-old civilian who did not require hospitalization.

Explosions were also reported in Vinnytsia, marking a significant escalation in tensions in the region. Authorities are closely monitoring the situation as the international community reacts to these alarming events.