Russian Defense: 13 Ukrainian drones drowned

Moscow, SANA- Russian Defense Ministry announced on Saturday that the Russian jets targeted during the last night 43 Ukrainian manpower and combat equipment mobilization sites.

“The Russian armed forces, using high-precision air missiles, destroyed 5 command sites and two ammunition depots in the towns of Spornoye and Perestovoye in the Donetsk People’s Republic, meanwhile, 100 Ukrainian nationalist fighters were also eliminated and 23 pieces of combat equipment,”Ministry spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said in a press briefing on Saturday.

Konashekov added that the missile and artillery forces destroyed 18 command centers and 543 manpower mobilization sites and combat equipment in various regions, in addition to 23 artillery positions.

Konashenkov pointed out that the Russian anti-air defense forces had shot down 13 unmanned aerial vehicles, including a “Bayraktar TPA”, over the Kharkov province, in addition to the interception of three rocket-propelled grenades.

He said that since the start of the special operation, 165 aircraft, 125 helicopters and 858 drones have been shot down, 304 anti-air missile systems, 3,051 tanks and other armored vehicles, 372 rocket launchers, 1,507 field guns and mortars, as well as 2,898 special military vehicles of the Ukrainian Armed Forces have been destroyed.

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