The Ukrainian military have announced that Belarus has fired four ballistic missiles into Ukraine heading in a “south-west direction.”
The commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny confirmed the guided ballistic missiles had been launched.
“Four ballistic missiles were fired from the territory of the Republic of Belarus in the south-west direction,” Zaluzhny wrote on Facebook on Thursday.
Ukraine’s Energy Ministry confirmed there was an explosion at the Trypilska power station, which is around 40 kilometres from the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
It is not known if the ballistic missiles fired from Belarus are to blame and the Ministry has also confirmed tanks and unidentified troops are at the dam at Kakhovka hydroelectric power station in southern Ukraine.
The Russian Defence Ministry has claimed that they have destroyed 74 military facilities, including 11 air bases.