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Kyiv rocked by more explosions as Russia intensifies ‘rocket attacks’

by LLB political Reporter
13th Dec 23 11:13 am

Overnight the Ukrainian capital was rocked by more Russian “rocket attacks” in the Dnipro area of Kyiv.

Kyiv’s Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that a children’s hospital was damaged in the attack and an apartment building was also targeted forcing 15 people to evacuate.

The “rocket attacks” left 13 people in hospital and a further 12 requiring medical treatment “on the spot.”

The Ukrainian air defence eliminated 10 ballistic missiles and 10 UAVs that attacked capital on Wednesday night.

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The Air Force reported, said, “At 03:00 sharp on December 13, 2023, the enemy launched a missile attack on the capital of Ukraine.

“All ten targets flying towards the city of Kyiv along a ballistic trajectory were shot down by an anti-Aircraft missile unit of the Air Force.”

The Air Force also reported that Russia launched 10 Shahed-136/131 attack UAVs and all ten were destroyed.

Klitschko’s Telegram message reads, “As a result of a night rocket attack by the enemy in the Dnipro district of the capital, an apartment building was damaged.

“Rescuers evacuated 15 residents from it, including four children and two disabled people. Cars were also burning in the yard of this building.

“A private house in the Dnipro district and a fragment of a rocket that fell on an open area in the Desnyan district were also on fire.

“The premises of a children’s hospital in the Dnipro district were also damaged. There, the windows were broken and the central entrance of the institution was damaged.

“Twenty-three people were injured. Eleven were hospitalized in the capital’s hospital, 12 received medical help on the spot. All the victims are from the Dnipro district of the city.”

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