Russian Tatarstan under drone attack again, local airports closed

UAVs spotted again over Russian Tatarstan
UAVs spotted again over Russian Tatarstan

Air raid sirens were heard in Kazan on the morning of May 31, prompting evacuations at some industrial sites, as drones were spotted over Kazan and the Atninsky district of Tatarstan, according to the Russian Telegram channel Astra.

Local authorities closed the skies over Kazan and Nizhnekamsk, and the airports were shut down. Later, TASS propaganda agency, citing Rosaviatsia, reported that the restrictions on airports had been lifted.

Drone attacks on Tatarstan

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On April 17, NV sources reported that the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry (HUR) launched a drone attack on an aircraft plant in Tatarstan, where Tu-22M and Tu-160M bombers are manufactured and repaired.

Additionally, a fire occurred in the assembly shop at the main plant of the KamAZ corporation in Tatarstan on April 28.

On May 15, Russia announced the interception and "downing" of a drone over the village of Verkhniy Uslon in Tatarstan, located more than 1,000 kilometers from Ukraine.

NV's sources in HUR confirmed another UAV attack on Tatarstan on May 23. Details about the damage are still being clarified.

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