Russia has attacked Kyiv in an in a single day drone assault after a 12-day break, Ukrainian officers stated Sunday, with air protection forces destroying all targets.
“One other enemy air assault on Kyiv,” Sergiy Popko, head of the Kyiv metropolis army administration, stated on social media.
He stated it was the first drone assault on the Ukrainian capital in 12 days.
“All enemy targets within the airspace round Kyiv have been detected and destroyed,” Popko stated.
In a separate assertion, Ukraine’s air power stated Sunday that it had shot down three cruise missiles and eight Iranian-made assault drones deployed by Moscow’s forces in a single day.
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“Eight Shaheds have been launched from the southeast, and three Kalibr missiles have been launched from the Black Sea,” the air power stated.
It didn’t present any particulars on the Kyiv assaults.
A supply aware of the scenario instructed AFP that no missile was shot down over Kyiv in a single day.
Ruslan Kravchenko, head of the Kyiv regional army administration, stated that three homes have been broken by falling particles within the Kyiv area.
One man sustained a leg damage, Kravchenko added.
Ukraine has change into more and more adept at taking down Russian cruise missiles and drones after interesting to Western allies for higher air protection capabilities.
Kyiv, which had been comparatively spared from assaults because the starting of the yr, confronted frequent nightly aerial raids in Could.