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The Main Intelligence Directorate carried out an attack on a plant assembling Shahed drones in Tatarstan, located 1000 km away from Ukraine

02 Apr, 2024
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The Main Intelligence Directorate  carried out an attack on a plant assembling Shahed drones in Tatarstan, located 1000 km away from Ukraine

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For the first time since the beginning of the war, Tatarstan has come under attack by drones. Specifically, factories were damaged.

This was reported by the Telegram channel Mash and Sota.

"For the first time since the start of the 'Special Military Operation' , drones attacked Tatarstan - two UAVs flew to factories in Yelabuga and Nizhnekamsk," the message reads.

According to local residents, explosions were also reported at about six in the morning in the territory of the Alabuga Special Economic Zone located near the city.

According to the management of the Alabuga Special Economic Zone, where the Shahed drones are produced, the strike occurred at 5:45 in the morning, and "the drones were equipped with equipment from NATO countries."

Reportedly, the attack resulted in damage to the factory and dormitory. There are preliminary reports of casualties.

It should be noted that the distance from the Ukrainian border to Yelabuga via the highway is 1593 km, and in a straight line - 1237 km.

Earlier, Vadym Skibitskyi, a representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, stated that in the city of Yelabuga, the Russians had deployed at least two production lines of Shahed kamikaze drones.

 

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