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Russia hits Ukraine energy infra with 16 Iran-made drones, says officials

The Ukrainian military said all the drones had been destroyed. Seven had targeted Kyiv, where an administrative building was damaged

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Russia attacked Ukraine with 16 Iranian-made Shahed drones overnight, Ukrainian officials said on Friday, a day after Moscow fired dozens of missiles in its latest barrage against critical infrastructure.

The Ukrainian military said all the drones had been destroyed. Seven had targeted Kyiv, where an administrative building was damaged.

Russia launched a total of 85 missile strikes, 35 air strikes, and 63 strikes in the past 24 hours, the General Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces said.

Russia’s Defence Ministry said it had carried out a “massive strike” on Ukraine’s energy and military-industrial infrastructure using high-precision weapons, Interfax reported.

It said the strikes had disrupted

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First Published: Dec 31 2022 | 12:14 AM IST

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