Ukraine says air force shoots down 10 out of 16 Russian drones overnight

KYIV (Reuters) - Russia launched 16 drones at Ukraine overnight with air defences destroying 10 of them, the Ukrainian military said on Friday.

Ukrainian civilian authorities said drones damaged "exclusively civilian infrastructure" in the eastern Kharkiv region, injuring one person.

Reuters could not independently verify the Ukrainian air force's report. There was no immediate comment from Russia.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Kim Coghill)