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Iranian Shahed-136 drone
« on: October 22, 2022, 03:04:28 PM »
Iranian Shahed-136 drones are typically launched several at a time to overwhelm defenses. Photo c/o IRAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE




Iran has shown off images of numbers of Shahed-136 in hangars or warehouses, but it is not known how may have been produced or how rapidly they can be made. Photo c/o IRAN MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

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Re: Iranian Shahed 136 drone
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2022, 03:09:19 PM »
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Three Russian strikes have hit a "power facility" in Kyiv, Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday.  The attack on the unspecified energy facility comes just a day after deadly Russian drone strikes hit the Ukrainian capital. "Preliminarily, three hits on a power supply facility on the left bank of Kyiv," Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the deputy head of the Ukrainian president's office said in a statement published on social media. There were reports of the strikes causing several explosions and sending smoke rising over Kyiv.  The city's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, said the attack targeted "critical infrastructure" and emergency workers were on their way. Meanwhie, the northern city of Zhytomyr was left without electricity and water supply after the Tuesday morning strikes, its mayor said.  "There is currently no light or water in the city. Hospitals are on reserve (power) supplies," Serhiy Sukhomlyn said on Facebook. Air raid warnings were sounded across Ukraine in the wake of fresh drone and missile attacks from Russia, reports said. On Monday, four people were killed in Kyiv due to a barrage of Russian attacks with so-called "suicide drones." Among the dead were a woman who was six months pregnant and her husband, local officials said. "Ukraine is under attack from the occupiers. They continue to do what they do best: Terrorizing and killing civilians," said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had said on Monday.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has called on the international community to provide more air defense systems in the midst of renewed Russian airstrikes with so-called "suicide drones." "The world can and must stop this terror. When we talk about Ukraine's need for air and missile defense, we are talking about real lives that are being taken by terrorists," he said in a statement published late Monday. "And this is not only Ukrainian interest. The fewer terrorist opportunities Russia has, the sooner this war will end," Zelenskyy added. His comments came after the latest barrage of Russian strikes on Ukrainian cities. Zelenskyy said Monday's attacks were primarily carried out with Iranian-designed combat drones, also referred to as "kamikaze drones." Zelenskyy said that since Sunday evening Ukraine had intercepted 37 such drones and several cruise missiles.