There are explosions in Kyiv, at the same time there are already downed targets in the Kyiv region.
On the night before Sunday, May 28, 2023, the Russian occupying forces once again released kamikaze drones over Ukraine. An air alert has been declared in most regions. In a number of regions, in particular, in the Kyiv region, air defense works.
“Kyiv region! The threat of enemy use of unmanned aerial vehicles. Air defense forces are already working! Observe informational silence – do not photograph or film the work of our defenders! Stay in shelters until the alarm ends!” – warned in the Kyiv regional military administration.
At the same time, the Kyiv City Military Administration reported on the work of the Air Defense Forces. Explosions in the capital confirmed and Mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klitschko.
“Explosions in Kyiv. The information is being clarified. The details will come later. Air defense is operating in the region, there are targets shot down,” he wrote.
Later, Klitschko added that the explosions rang out from the direction of Zhytomyr. The relevant services went to the place.
As of 02:20, an air alert has been announced in Kyiv, Kyiv, Zhytomyr, Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Poltava, Cherkasy, Kirovohrad, Vinnytsia, Volyn, Khmelnytskyi, Rivne and Chernivtsi regions.
Updated: In the Kharkiv region, an air alarm was sounded.
In the Pechersk district of Kyiv, the roof of a building caught fire as a result of falling debris. KMVA emphasized that the information about the victims is being clarified.
Updated 02:35: “Explosions in the Solomyansk district. The services are heading to the scene. Air defense is working in the Svyatoshynsk district. In the Pechersk district, there is a fire on the roof of a 9-story building due to the fall of UAV fragments. All services are heading to the scene,” – reported Klitschko
In addition, explosions and fires were recorded in the Holosiiv district of the capital.
“The next wave of UAVs is coming to Kyiv,” Klitschko emphasized.
Updated 02:42: “Debris fell on the territory of a gas station in the Holosiivsky district. Three people were injured, according to preliminary data, one person died. The information is being clarified. The air alert continues. Stay in shelters!” – reported in KMVA.
At the same time, Klitschko emphasized that the air defense forces had already destroyed more than 20 UAVs moving towards Kyiv. But a new wave of drones is coming to the capital.
Later, KMVA added that the roof of the mall caught fire in Holosiivskyi district as a result of falling debris. There was also a fire on the construction site. Information about the victims is being clarified.
Updated 02:57: “A 35-year-old woman was hospitalized in the Solomyansk district of the capital as a result of a UAV wreckage falling near one of the gas stations. A 41-year-old man died,” Klitschko said.
In addition, in the Solomyansk district, UAV debris hit a 7-story non-residential building. Part of the wall collapsed and a fire broke out on the 3rd floor. Rescuers are working on the spot.
Updated 03:09: Air defense is working again in Kyiv.
Klitschko stated that groups of UAVs are moving towards Kyiv from the Vyshgorod district (Ivankov) and from the south of the region.
“Part of the drones have already crossed the administrative border of the region. Air defense is already working in Vyshhorod region,” he added.
In addition, the alarm spread to Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk regions.
Updated 03:17: “The services went to a call with a report of a fire at an enterprise in the Holosiivskyi district,” said the mayor of the capital Vitaliy Klychko.
The mayor of Kyiv warned that groups of enemy UAVs are moving towards the capital from several directions at once.
Updated 03:55: In KMVA clarified data for the Holosiiv district of the capital.
“As a result of debris hitting a 7-story non-residential building, a part of the wall collapsed and a fire broke out on the 3rd floor. Victims: 1 person was injured (injuries of the lower limbs), 1 person died. The information is being clarified. The previous information about the fall of debris on the territory of the gas station has not been confirmed.” , the message says.
At the same time, the mayor of the capital, Vitaliy Klitschko, emphasized that the alarm in Kyiv has not yet been lifted.
“Stay in shelters. The movement of the UAV group has been recorded from the Obukhiv direction,” he added.
Updated 04:07: The sounds of explosions are heard again in Kyiv. The Kyiv City Military Administration reported on the work of air defense.
Updated 04:27: In the Poltava and Kirovohrad regions, an air strike was sounded. Later, the setback was also heard in Cherkasy region.
At the same time, Andriy Yermak, the head of the President’s Office, reacted to the night attack:
“The history of Ukraine is a long-standing irritant for complex Russians. Ancient Kyiv. Ukrainian Kyiv … UAV attack. We believe in air defense. And, of course, the enemy will be responsible. They will lose, and we will win and punish,” he wrote in Telegram.
Updated 04:40: “Currently, according to updated information, the fire is contained in the Holosiivskyi district on an area of 700 square meters. The destruction of building structures is on a total area of 1,000 square meters. The rescuers are working with the involvement of the latest means and technologies,” said Vitaliy Klychko.
Updated 04:51: KMVA informs that in the Darnytskyi district of Kyiv, as a result of debris hitting one of the shops, windows were broken and doors were damaged. Information about the victims is being clarified.
Meanwhile, in Sumy Oblast there is an air strike.
Updated 05:10: An alarm has been declared in the Chernihiv region.
Updated 05:20: Klitschko said that the fire in the Holosiiv district of the capital on an area of 700 square meters was contained.
“Destroyed building structures on a total area of 1,000 square meters. Rescuers used the latest tools and technologies to extinguish the fire,” the mayor added.
Updated 05:34: Defeat of alarm in Rivne and Volyn regions.
The news is being updated…
Attacks of the Russian Federation on Ukraine
On May 27, the Russians shelled Kharkiv Oblast. Kupyansk came under enemy fire, a local resident died there. The enemy also ransacked Cirkuny, a woman was wounded.
In addition, the occupiers attacked Gulyaipol in Zaporozhye. A man was found under the rubble of the house.
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