Russia claims to have downed drones overnight over 4 Russian oblasts and temporarily occupied Crimea

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)

Russia claims to have "intercepted and eliminated" 11 drones over four Russian territories and temporarily occupied Crimea, Russia's Defense Ministry claimed on Telegram on May 16.

Drones were seen over the Russian oblasts of Belgorod, Bryansk, Kaluga, and Tula, they claimed.

Russia’s air defense allegedly shot down five drones over the temporarily occupied Crimea, one each over the Bryansk and Kaluga oblasts, and two drones in Tula Oblast.

One drone, two Vilkha rocket launchers, and one Tochka-U missile were ‘destroyed’ in Belgorod Oblast as well, Russia claimed.

The main artillery depot at Belbek military airfield in Crimea was damaged in an overnight attack on May 15, it was reported earlier.

Read also: Fires break out at Belbek airfield in Russian-occupied Crimea after overnight missile strikes

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