Russia launched a large-scale attack on Kiev last night, three injured

Update: 16.05.2023 05:31

Kiev – Russia launched a large-scale attack on Kiev last night. According to local authorities, it used drones and missiles, apparently including ballistic ones. The Ukrinform agency reported about 20 explosions that were heard in the Ukrainian capital. According to the mayor of the city, Vitalije Kliček, the offensive claimed at least three injuries. The air traffic alert was also in effect in most other parts of Ukraine last night.

After a pause of several weeks, Russia resumed attacks against Kyiv at the end of April. Today’s was already the eighth in May. “It was exceptional in its density – the maximum number of attack missiles in the shortest time,” Serhiy Popko, the head of the military administration in Kyiv, said in a telegram to him. He also noted that, according to preliminary information, the vast majority of enemy targets had been destroyed.

Mayor Klitschko wrote in a telegram that the falling debris hit the zoo, one building, and several cars, which caught fire.

The authorities repeatedly warned the residents of Kyiv overnight and urged them to take shelter and remain there until further notice. According to Ukrinform, the air alert was declared twice in the capital of the country attacked by Russia.

Source: České noviny – hlavní události by

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