In the night before Monday, the air alarms were sounded not only in Kyiv, but also in the eastern parts of Ukraine.
The Russian armed forces have continued to bombard the capital of Ukraine, Kiev. Mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klytsko said early on Monday that there have been explosions in the city. According to him, rescue workers were called to work in the Desna area due to an explosion.
Assistant to the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Timoshenko in turn told in the Telegram message service that pieces of an airplane have fallen on the road in the Desna area in the northeast of Kyiv. The pieces have damaged a building next to the road.
According to the Reuters news agency, Klytško said that a 19-year-old man has been hospitalized in the area after being injured as a result of an airplane attack. Reuters says that the information could not be confirmed by independent sources.
Desna has a lot of residential buildings and it is the most populous district of Kyiv, according to Reuters.
The military administration of the city of Kyiv issued an air alert shortly after one in the night due to airstrikes. Head of Military Administration Serhii Popko asked the city’s residents to stay in the safety of the bomb shelters.
The air strike on Kyiv activated the region’s air defense system, said the governor of the Kyiv region It would be Kuleba.
– It is still dangerous in the Kyiv area. Our air defense forces have found targets. The most important thing now is to stay calm and stay in bomb shelters until the air alert is over, Kuleba said.
According to Kyiv Independent, there have been air alerts not only in Kyiv, but also in Vinnytsia, Cherkasy, Poltava, Kirovohrad, Mykolaiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhya regions.
According to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, air defense systems shot down nine Iranian-made drones in eastern Ukraine early Monday.
Three people were killed in attacks carried out by Russian troops in Kiev and other Ukrainian cities on Saturday. In Sunday’s attack, on the other hand, one person was killed in the Zaporizhzhia region in the southern part of the country.
Sources: Reuters, AFP, STT