Explosions occurred in Kyiv. Russian missiles hit the building and the kindergarten. As a result of the Russian attack, five people were wounded, and at least one was killed – this is a man whose daughter and wife of several years were injured. As reported by TVN24 correspondent, Tomas Kanek, who is in the Ukrainian capital, dozens of rescuers are searching for survivors.
In the Shevchenkiv district of St. Kyiv There were several seizures. Ambulance battalions and rescuers are going to the place “- said Vitali KlitschkoMayor of the city after 6 am. After about an hour and a half, he reported the wounded.
“Search and rescue work is underway in an apartment building in the Shevchenkiv region where the missile fell. People are under the rubble. Some residents were evacuated and two wounded people were taken to hospital,” he wrote.
In the following hours, the head of the Ukrainian police, Ihor Kimenko, citing the Suspilne portal, said that a total of five people were injured.
According to the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Anton Heraszenko, in the morning the Ukrainian portal Pravda reported – at least one person was killed as a result of the attack. This is a man whose injured daughter had earlier been retrieved by rescuers from under the rubble of the building. He added that the mother of a few-year-old girl, a Russian citizen, was also injured. It was excavated from under the rubble and under the care of doctors.
80 rescue workers worked at the site of the blast Sunday morning.
According to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, Andrei Yermak, the missiles fell not only on an apartment building, but also hit a kindergarten.
Earlier, the State Emergencies Service reported that a nine-storey apartment building with an area of 300 square meters was destroyed in a fire in the Shevchenkiv region as a result of an attack. The three upper floors were partially destroyed.
In Kyiv, the air raid alert was heard just before the collision. Portal Suspilne wrote that after the eruptions, clouds of smoke appeared over the city.
Dozens of missiles or so towards Kyiv
Representative Oleksiy Honcharenko said that on Sunday morning, Russian forces fired 14 missiles towards Kyiv and the Kiev region. According to Enerhoatom, one of them flew at a very low altitude over a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine.
The spokesman for the Ukrainian Air Force Command Yuri Ihneh said on television that Kyiv was attacked by Tu-95 and Tu-160 bombers with Ch-101 maneuverable missiles.
The head of the authorities of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, reported that one of the missiles had been shot down by the Ukrainian Air Defense Forces.
Kyiv attacked with missiles
TVN24 correspondent Thomas Kanek, who was based in Kyiv, reported that the explosions occurred in the city center. “The people I spoke to said they heard the sirens first, but this time the neighborhood heard a bang and then an explosion after the sirens,” he said.
– effectively attacked Kyiv this time – commented on TVN24 after 7 am.
After 8 a.m., Kanek reported that four Russian missiles flew over Kyiv. One of them was successfully intercepted by the Ukrainian defense, but three hit their targets.
A TVN24 camera at the site showed the rubble and dozens of rescuers taking part in the operation.
Zelensky: Russian missile attacks are just a show
Earlier, on Saturday, the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky He said in the video that the Russian missile strikes against his country are mere confrontations that have no strategic importance. He also announced the restoration of the cities occupied by the Russian army.
– 45 Russian missiles day and night during the past 24 hours. Zhytomyr, Lviv, Chernihiv, Mykolaiv, and missile strikes in the evening. Different types of missiles and different launch locations. They were all expelled with only one purpose – to show that Russia can pressure, and that something can be done for the Russian army, Zelensky said.
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