Russian air defense allegedly thwarted an attempted Ukrainian drone attack over Moscow, intensifying concerns over cross-border security as tensions continue to drag on between the two nations.

In a recent development, Russia’s defense ministry reported that its air defense forces successfully downed a Ukrainian military drone over the Moscow region on Friday. The incident comes in the wake of increased tensions between Russia and Ukraine, leading to concerns over potential cross-border attacks.

According to the state-owned and operated RIA news agency, the Russian Defense Ministry revealed that three drones were intercepted and brought down in the Moscow region on Wednesday. The ministry described the incident as an attempted Ukrainian attack, with the drones being remotely disabled using electronic jamming, causing them to lose control and crash. Fortunately, the downing of the drones did not result in any casualties or damage on the ground.