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Russian kamikaze drone crashes in Moldova

On Sunday, February 11, remains of a one-way attack unmanned aerial vehicle, popularly known as a “kamikaze drone,” were found near the city of Etulia, located on the southern border of Moldova, near Ukraine.

Based on assessments by the Moldova Border Police, the remains were identified as belonging to a Russian-made Shahed-136 propeller-driven drone.

Following the arrival of law enforcement to the site of the drone discovery, strict security measures were implemented. Authorities emphasized that the remains of the combat UAV did not pose an immediate threat to civilians.

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A combat warhead containing approximately 50 kilograms of explosives was found among the wreckage of the ‘Shahed’ drone.

“During the examination of the remains of the ‘Shahed’ combat drone in the Vulkaneshty district, sappers discovered a combat payload containing approximately 50 kilograms of explosives… The explosive ordnance disposal unit of the Ministry of Interior has managed to secure and collect all fragments of the ‘Shahed’ combat drone in the Vulkaneshty district. UAV. The sappers will proceed to neutralize the explosive device in safe conditions,” the report states.

Moldovan authorities have cordoned off the entire perimeter surrounding the drone crash site since the discovery of the debris and a thorough investigation is underway.

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