April 13, 2024

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The capital Kyiv has been targeted by a new drone attack

The capital Kyiv has been targeted by a new drone attack

New drone attack targets capital Kyiv

Ukrainian air defense forces shot down more than two dozen Russian drones targeting Q in the early hours of Sunday, Ukrainian officials announced.

“The drones entered the capital in groups and from different directions. Air defense forces managed to destroy two dozen enemy drones »Kyiv military administration announced on its Telegram account.

The exact number of drones shot down will be announced later, he added, without specifying whether all the drones were destroyed in flight or if some hit the city.

According to the same source, an apartment building was damaged by falling debris and cables from cars and trolleybuses. One person was injured but his life was not in danger, he wrote in the telegram.

A journalist from Agence France-Presse in Kiev heard about ten explosions during the night.

Debris from drones shot down by the Ukrainian air defense fell in several districts of the capital, according to the head of the capital’s military administration, Serhii Babko.

Debris fell on a residential building in central Kyiv’s Shevchenko district, causing no casualties, but the fire was put out by the building’s owners, Popko said in a telegram.

In Svyatochyne district, west of the capital, debris started the fire in Sovki Park, one of the city’s most popular public gardens, Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klitschko said in a Telegram.

In the Bodle district of central Kew, debris fell in an open field and medics attended the scene to treat a man suffering from epilepsy. “severe stress”Chelon M. Klitschko.

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Other burning debris fell on a road in the central district of Solomianka, according to the mayor.