Ukraine: Explosions heard in Kyiv – The World

Ukraine: Explosions heard in Kyiv – The World

Several explosions were heard in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. This was stated by a journalist from the French Press Agency on the spot. At least dozens of explosions occurred, AFP journalists and local authorities said, prompting residents to take cover. “Explosions heard in Kyiv! Stay safe!” wrote the city’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko, on Telegram.

At least one person has been killed and several others injured following a series of airstrikes by Russian forces across Ukraine, including in the capital, Kyiv. This was stated by the mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, writing in the Guardian newspaper, explaining that one person died in the Solomyansk province. In Suleiman district, southwest of the city, at least three women were taken to hospital. A hotel and a house were hit by missiles, according to the Vice President of Ukraine, Kyrylo Tymoshenko. Ten explosions were reportedly heard in the first barrage of attacks.

The deputy chief of the president’s office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, announced on Telegram, as reported by Ukrinform, that yesterday six civilians were killed and seven others injured in Russian attacks in Ukraine. According to the data of the regional military departments, three civilians were killed in the Donetsk region, two in the Kharkiv region, and the sixth died in the Chernihiv region.

The Ukrainian Navy announced on Telegram that five Russian warships are stationed in the Black Sea and ready for combat, but none of them are equipped with missiles. The report said that “up to five enemy warships in the Black Sea are still on combat duty,” and according to reports in the Sea of ‚Äč‚ÄčAzov, one of the Russian warships is still combat-ready. In addition, there are nine Russian warships in the Mediterranean, including five Kalibr cruise missile carriers, with a total of 72 missiles on board.

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