Saturday. 26.11.2022
WAR IN UKRAINE

Kiev experiences worst rocket attacks in weeks

In the morning, air raid sirens had sounded and residents are regularly asked to take shelter
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he has faith in victory as the war reached the 100-day mark. Photo: Ukrainian Presidency/File photo.

Russia again fired missiles at Kiev and a suburb of the Ukrainian capital on Sunday morning, Ukraine's general staff announced.

Military and civilian infrastructure were hit, Kiev's military command announced. It was the heaviest attack on the region in several weeks.

Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko also reported missile strikes on his Telegram channel. He said the south-eastern district of Darnytskyi and Dniprovskyi in the west of the metropolis were affected.

Klitschko said that so far no fatalities had been reported, but one person was being treated in hospital for injury. He said that the emergency forces were at the scene.

The suburb of Brovary, which has been shelled repeatedly during the war, was also hit by rockets, authorities reported.

Fire, smoke clouds

The extent of the damage was initially unclear.

Photos and videos of fire and clouds of smoke were shared on social media.

The sound of impacts could be heard in many of them. In the morning, air raid sirens had sounded. Residents are regularly asked to take shelter in such situations.

Kiev experiences worst rocket attacks in weeks
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