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Russia strikes Odesa with Shahed drones, debris causes fire with casualties

Russia strikes Odesa with Shahed drones, debris causes fire with casualties Wreckage of downed Shaheds fell in Odesa (
Author: Liliana Oleniak

A fire in Odesa broke out on the night of December 13 due to the fall of the wreckage of downed kamikaze drones. There is also damage in the Odesa district, according to the Defense Forces of Southern Ukraine.

9 Shaheds were shot down in southern Ukraine. Under the cover of thick fog, the drones were attacking from the Black Sea and the direction of the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region.

One of the downed drones landed on the territory of a municipal car repair facility in Odesa. A fire broke out there and has been extinguished. A hangar was destroyed, 11 civilian cars were damaged, and 3 burned to the ground.

Two civilians, employees of the company, were injured in the attack. They suffered burns. The victims were hospitalized, and their condition was satisfactory.

In the Odesa district, fragments of another downed drone damaged a port infrastructure building. There were no casualties.

Wreckage of a downed Shahed fell in Odesa (

Nighttime shelling of Ukraine

According to the Ukrainian Air Force, last night the Russians fired 10 Shaheds at Ukraine from the area of Balaklava (Crimea). All drones were shot down. Most of them landed in the Odesa region, and air defense systems were also operating in the Khmelnytskyi region.

In addition, Russian invaders attacked Kyiv with missiles. A series of explosions occurred in the capital in the area of the left bank. An air alert was announced after the explosions. According to the General Staff, the Russians attacked Kyiv with 10 missiles - S-400 anti-aircraft and Iskander cruise missiles.

There were no direct hits in Kyiv, but the falling debris caused damage in at least three districts. According to the latest reports, 53 people were injured in the attack, including children.

An RBC-Ukraine correspondent visited the site of the hits of Russian missile fragments. Read more in our report.