President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the anti-aircraft gunners of the 302nd Kharkiv anti-aircraft missile regiment and fighter pilots from the 204th Sevastopol tactical aviation brigade, who shot down six Iranian-made drones on the night of October 5.
He expressed his gratitude during the evening video messagesaccording to an Ukrinform correspondent.
“I would like to commend the soldiers of our Air Force, who today (October 5 – ed.) managed to shoot down six Iranian-made drones that the invaders tried to use against our cities,” the President noted.
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Zelensky specified that three drones were shot down by anti-aircraft gunners of the 302nd Kharkiv anti-aircraft missile regiment, and three more were shot down by fighter pilots from the 204th Sevastopol tactical aviation brigade.
“I thank you for your accuracy, guys!”, he stressed.
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As reported, on the night of October 5, Russian troops attacked Ukraine from the south. drones-kamikaze. Six out of about 12 drones were shot down.