The drone fell on the roof of one of the factories and exploded, then a fire started. There was a one meter hole in the roof.
The Russian Federation says Smolensk was attacked by Ukrainian drones, which it says it shot down. The governor of the Smolensk region, Vasily Anokhin, announced this on Friday, November 17.
According to him, the air defense and electronic warfare system destroyed “Ukrainian aircraft-type drones” in the Zadneprovsky Smolensk region and on the territory of the Smolensk region.
“According to preliminary data, there is no information about casualties. Emergency services are working at the scene of the incident,” Anokhin added.
Meanwhile, the Russian Telegram channel Baza wrote that one of the drones tried to attack the Smolensk Aviation Plant. According to him, around 8:00 the drone was stopped, it fell on the roof of one of the factories and exploded. The fire was extinguished; as a result of the incident, a one meter hole was left in the roof.
By the way, a UAV attack on an aircraft factory in Smolensk was also reported on October 1.
We remind you that recently in the Russian Federation, UAVs attack military enterprises every day.
Thus, there was a double attack on the Tambov gunpowder plant. Before this, a missile production plant was attacked near Moscow.
And on November 7, a powerful explosion occurred in the Russian city of Taganrog. The incident happened near the airport.
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