UKRAINE, Apr 10 — Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion, the Defense Forces have destroyed more than 9,000 Russian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Ukraine, reported the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

In particular, on the night of April 6, the crew of one of the mobile firing groups of the 5th Slobozhanska Brigade of the National Guard of Ukraine, which includes guardsmen with call signs Volt, Night, and Small, neutralized a Russian drone in the Kharkiv Oblast.

On the night of April 4, the Russian army attacked Kharkiv with at least 15 drones. The attack shelling killed four people and injured 12 others. After the first responders arrived at the hit site in one of the Kharkiv districts, Russia hit the area with another drone in a double-tap attack, killing three first responders. 

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