Widespread air alert across Ukraine, explosions in Kyiv
Explosions were heard in Kiev on Friday morning, its mayor Vitaly Klitschko announced, triggering a national air alert at around 6am Paris time after strikes targeted several cities across Ukraine.
According to the local military administration, three people were injured in the strike in Konotop, Sumy region, where a residential building was hit. In Odessa, a building was also damaged following the overnight strike, but the resulting fire was quickly brought under control, said city mayor Hennadi Trukhanov.
Officials also reported explosions in the Dnipro region. According to the Army, “Guided Missiles” Shot down by Russian Tu-95MS bombers.
The city of Kharkiv suffered at least ten strikes in two waves, and there were no casualties until further notice, according to Oleh Synehoubov, head of the oblast's military administration. Mayor Ihor Terekhov said the attacks were carried out by S-300 and X-22 missiles and that power to transport was cut.
In Lviv, Mayor Andri Sadovy said “Two Strikes” In an all-out attack by « Tix [drones iraniens] Shahid » At the regional level. The manager noted “Fire in a critical place”Without providing further details.
The Russian Defense Ministry, for its part, announced the destruction of a Ukrainian drone over the Kursk region, north of the Ukrainian border.
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