Ukraine: Russian attack in Kherson, 6-year-old boy killed. Drone war, Moscow shoots down 11 in Crimea


By John

A six-year-old boy was killed last night in a Russian attack in the Kherson region, in southern Ukraine: this was announced by the regional prosecutor’s office, as reported by Rbc-Ukraine. After midnight, Russian troops shelled the village of Novodmytrivka, in the Belozersk community: shells hit a house, killing the child and wounding his 13-year-old brother and three adults.

Drone war in the night

Fly claims that eleven Ukrainian aircraft were shot down by Russian air defense systems on Crimea. An “attempted terrorist attack by the Kiev regime against facilities in Russian territory”. Traffic across the Crimean Bridge connecting the occupied peninsula with mainland Russia has been suspended, Ukrinform reports. Moscow also reports that it destroyed five marine drones that attempted to attack its Russian naval vessel in Black Sea. “the assault was repelled and the enemy boats were destroyed by the weapons on board the Russian ship”, explained the Moscow Defense Ministry quoted by the Tass agency. Russian military forces, according to the Kremlin, destroyed a command post, a drone control center and other targets of the Ukrainian army in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic.

However, 17 unmanned aircraft, out of a total of 22 kamikaze aircraft with which Russian forces had attacked Ukraine during the night, were destroyed by anti-aircraft defense units. This was reported by the general staff of the Kiev armed forces, quoted by the Ukrinform agency. In the early hours of today the air alert was triggered in the Ukrainian regions of Kherson, Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk.