NewsDrone attack in St. Petersburg. Flew 559 miles, damaging an apartment building

Drone attack in St. Petersburg. Flew 559 miles, damaging an apartment building

Attack at dawn. Recording from Petersburg
Attack at dawn. Recording from Petersburg
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4:22 AM EST, March 2, 2024

An unknown drone flew 559 miles and wreaked havoc in St. Petersburg, according to independent Russian media. The unmanned aircraft struck a residential building early in the morning, causing significant damage. Fortunately, there were no fatalities. A video capturing the moment of the attack has gone viral online.

Witnesses described seeing a drone "flying overhead" before it "destroyed half of a house." Footage from the scene of the explosion has been shared online.

As reported by the Mash channel and Ukrainian Pravda, it is speculated that the drone was aiming for an oil depot situated approximately half a mile away, in the eastern part of the city.

A video showing the attack has emerged online.

In response to the incident, authorities have declared a state of emergency.

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