Kiev suffers its worst attack since last spring: two people die in a Russian raid


By John

Kiev tonight experienced its worst attack “since last spring”local military authorities said this morning after two people were killed and three others injured in a raid by Russian missiles and drones on the Ukrainian capital.

Fires broke out following explosions in two Kiev neighborhoods. This was reported by the mayor of the Ukrainian capital, Vitaly Klichko. “The fire and rescue services are dealing with a fire in the Darnitsky district and also in the Shevchenkovsky district, where a fire broke out in an administrative building,” the official wrote on Telegram. He declared an air alert for the whole of Ukraine. Authorities in Kiev and the surrounding region reported at least two series of explosions. In the early hours of today, explosions were also heard in the cities of Krivoy Rog, Odessa and Cherkassy, ​​as well as in the regions of Kirovograd and Cherkassy, ​​according to Tass, the Russian news agency.

The war bulletin

Kiev destroyed all the cruise missiles (28) and 15 of the 16 drones launched by Moscow during the night: the head of the Ukrainian armed forces, Valerii Zaluzhnyi, announced this on Telegram. «A total of 44 enemy air targets were recorded: 28 X-101/X-555/X-55 missiles were launched from 11 Tu-95Ms strategic aircraft from the Caspian Sea and the Engels area, 16 Shahed-attack drones 136/131 from the southern and northern directions… Air defense forces and assets of the Air Force… destroyed all 28 cruise missiles and 15 Shahed attack drones in the Kyiv, Cherkasy, Odessa and Mykolaiv regions », wrote Zaluzhnyi.