Russia launched a “drone attack” over the capital of Ukraine and “multiple blasts” were heard across all of Kyiv.
The Mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko said that a “shop” was “on fire” as Russia rained down bombs in the northeastern Obolon and eastern Svyatoshyn districts leaving locals terrified.
Emergency services were “working at the scene of the fire” and residents fled to shelters.
Klitschko said, “Explosions in the capital, previously in the Obolon and Svyatoshyn districts. All services follow in place. Details later.”
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“A store premises is on fire in Sviatoshyn district. We are clarifying the information about the victims.
“Fire and rescue services are working at the scene of the fire after the explosion and fire of the building in the Svyatoshyn district of the capital.
One of kamikaze drones hit 💥 a store in Kyiv 40 minutes ago.
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“Previously, there were no casualties.”
The Mayor said that luckily there were no victims from the shop fire.
The moment when the Ukrainian air defense took down an Iranian-made kamikaze drone Shahed over Kyiv region
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Anton Geraschenko, a Ukrainian government advisor, said, “Kyiv is under drone attack. We hear explosions, air defence at work.”