Russian attacks hit ‘critical infrastructure’ in and around Kyiv

KYIV: Russiathe latest attacks on “critical infrastructure” in and around Kiev Ukrainian authorities said early Monday, adding that air defenses destroyed about 15 of the 20 drones that targeted the capital.
The mayor of Kyiv said preliminary information showed there were no deaths or injuries in the attack on the capital and that medics were working at the sites of strikes in the Solomyanskyi district. and Shevchenkivskyi.
“Due to the attack on the capital, vital infrastructure was damaged,” Vitali Klitschko said on the messaging app Telegram.
“Energy and heating engineers are working to quickly stabilize the situation with energy and heat supplies.”
A Reuters witness said the fire broke out because the attack on the central district of Shevchenkivskyi is often targeted.
The Solomyanskyi district to the west of Kyiv is a major transport hub, home to a train station and one of the city’s two passenger airports.
In total, Russia used about 35 Iranian-made Shahed drones in attacks around the world. Ukraine The Ukrainian Air Force said early Monday, of which 30 had been destroyed.
Oleskiy Kuleba, governor of the Kyiv region, which does not include the capital but surrounds it, said infrastructure and private homes had been damaged by drone attacks at night.
According to initial information, two people were injured.
Reuters was unable to independently verify the information.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces said the drones were launched from the east coast of the Sea of ​​Azov.
Russia has turned the Sea of ​​Azov in southern Ukraine into an “inland sea”, bordering Russia and Russian-controlled territory in southern Ukraine including Crimea.
Air raid sirens sounded almost all night into Monday in Kiev and the surrounding area, with skies declared clear at 5:50 a.m. local time (07:50 GMT).


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