Ukraine: three dead near Odessa after a drone attack

Ukraine: Three dead near Odessa after drone attack


Three people were killed and 26 were injured early Saturday in the Odessa region of southern Ukraine in a fire caused by falling debris from drones destroyed by the Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense, according to regional authorities. 

“During the night the [Russian] enemy attacked in the Odessa region with drones,” a statement from these authorities disseminated on social networks. All the devices were destroyed, but debris fell on an apartment building, causing fire and damage to several buildings.

“Unfortunately, there are victims among the civilian population”, added the Ukrainian authorities. Among the injured are three children, the same sources said.