Ukraine says it downed all but 1 Iran-made drone that Russia launched in overnight barrage

KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine says that its air defense forces shot down 58 out of 59 drones launched by Russia overnight, mainly targeting the capital Kyiv.

“The Russian Federation carried out another massive attack on the territory of Ukraine, using Iranian attack drones Shahed,” the Ukrainian General Staff says, adding that “according to updated information, 58 out of 59 (drones) were shot down by our defenders.” Ukraine’s air force said earlier that a record 54 drones had been launched.

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