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Child Among Dead in Odesa Following Drone Strike

Search operations were ongoing on Odesa, Ukraine, following an overnight strike which killed at least three people, including a child, according to the regional governor.

Footage released by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (DSNS) shows overnight work at the site of the drone strike.

Odesa Oblast Governor Oleg Kiper said on Saturday that three people were killed in the attack.

The DSNS said eight people were injured. Five people were recovered from the rubble, including a child.

Natalya Humenyuk, head of the joint coordination press center of the Southern Defense Forces, said that eight of nine Russian Shahed-131/136 self-detonating drones were shot down over Odesa overnight into March 2. Credit: State Emergency Service of Ukraine via Storyful

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