A massive russian drone attack caused the death of a man in kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, when the debris of the unmanned aircraft destroyed by the Ukrainian air force fell on him, the mayor of the city reported this Sunday, Vitali Klitschko.
“In the district of Solomyanskyifrom the city, a 41-year-old man died and a 35-year-old woman was injured from drone debris that landed near a gas station,” he wrote. klitschko on Telegram.
He also indicated that the remains of the Russian artifacts launched this Sunday They hit a seven-story building.partially damaging one of its sides and causing a fire on the third floor.
Klitschko assured that this is the fourteenth Russian attack against the capital so far this month and alerted the population about new bombardments “from various directions.”
Earlier, the Kiev mayor had reported explosions shortly after 1:00 a.m. local time on May 28, adding that air defenses were activated and Russian air targets were shot down.
In another message on Telegram, Klitschko indicated that the explosions occurred in the western part of the city and that the emergency services were heading to the scene.
Attack in Kharkiv
Meanwhile, the head of the Kharkiv regional state administration, Oleg Sinegubov, reported this Sunday morning that at least two civilians died as a result of a series of shelling raids by Russian forces on the region.
“Civilians are suffering once again due to Russian aggression. Unfortunately, a 61-year-old woman died as a result of shelling in the village of Shepuvatedistrict of kupianand a 60-year-old man was also injured,” he said on his Telegram profile.
In addition, Sinegubov specified that another 60-year-old man died during a bombardment at his home in Dvorichnaya, in the Kupian district. “As a result of the shelling, a 58-year-old woman was injured,” he added.
Anti-aircraft alarms also sounded in other parts of Ukraine, such as Yitomir, Khersonor Zaporizhzhia, where Moscow has carried out more than 70 bombings in which at least four people have been injured, according to the news agency ukrinform.
Russia launched during the early hours of this Sunday 54 Iranian-made drones “Shahed-136/131″ from the Russian region of Bryansk for the north and the region of krasnodar from the south and Ukrainian air defenses have managed to destroy 52 of them.
“The night attack was directed by the enemy against military installations and critical infrastructure facilities of the state in the central regions of the country, particularly in the region of kyiv. Here, in the “Center” air command area of responsibility, most of the attack drones have been destroyed!” reported the Ukrainian Air Force in its Telegram.
“In addition, the forces and means of the “South” Command and the “West” Command of the Ukrainian Air Forces and other components participated in repelling the attack!” he added.
(With information from AFP and Europa Press)
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