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Drone crashes in Romania near border with Ukraine

Drone crashes in Romania near border with Ukraine Illustrative photo (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

Fragments of a drone were found on a Romanian farm near the border with Ukraine, according to Sky News.

The Romanian Ministry of Defense reported that the farm is located near the Danube River, which separates Ukraine and Romania in the southwestern tip of Ukraine.

Several army search parties were dispatched to Great Brăila Island to investigate. Residents allegedly heard strange sounds and shared footage of the drone falling from the sky.

"On the evening of 28 March, fragments that appear to have come from an aerial device [drone] on a farmland in the Great Braila Island were identified," the Ministry of Defense says.

The Ministry of Defense of Romania, together with specialized structures of the system of national defense, public order, and national security, is investigating the incident following special operational procedures.

Russian massive attack on Ukraine on March 29

Since the evening of March 28, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported the launches and movement of Shaheds, and an air alert was announced in many regions.

In the morning, the Russian occupiers launched rockets from Tu-95MS aircraft. It was also known about the launch of dagger missiles from MiG-31K aircraft and ballistic missiles from Crimea.

Russian missiles reached the western regions, but the enemy's main attack was aimed at the Dnipropetrovsk and Cherkasy regions. Critical infrastructure and energy facilities were attacked there.

It is also known that the Russians attacked three TPPs in Ukraine, and the equipment was seriously damaged as a result of the attack.

Read more about the consequences of the Russian attack on Ukraine in the RBC-Ukraine report.