On Wednesday, Russia launched an attack on the capital of Ukraine. The anti-aircraft defenses shot down all the shells, but shrapnel mortally wounded two people in the Shevchenko district.
On the night from Tuesday to Wednesday, an alarm sounded in the capital of Ukraine. – Ukrainian air defenses shot down all 28 Russian missiles and 15 of 16 drones launched at night, said General Valery Zaluzhny, commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian armed forces.
Heavy shelling of Kiev. Two people died
“Unfortunately, as a result of the fall of shrapnel in the Shevchenko district of Kiev, on the premises of the enterprise, two people died. Another person was injured. She is being given medical assistance,” Serhiy Popko, head of the Kyiv City Military Administration, said on Telegram.
It’s about a 24-year-old woman who suffered cut wounds. Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that in the morning the fire brigade and rescue services worked in places where debris fell, in particular in the Darnytskyi region and in four places in the Shevchenko district.
Serhiy Popko noted that the Ukrainian capital had not experienced such a strong attack since spring. Kiev was also attacked on Children’s Day. Shards then fell on the polyclinic and the multi-story building adjacent to it. “Three people were killed and up to 10 others were injured. The worst thing is that there are two children among the dead,” Popko reported at the time. In a subsequent communication, the military administration reported that the children were aged 5-6 and 12-13 years old. It was also clarified that seven people were taken to hospital and two were treated on the spot.
Last night, there were also further drone attacks in Russia. UAVs hit, among others, the airport in Pskov. In total, attacks occurred in six districts. Sky News noted that it was “the largest coordinated drone attack” since the beginning of the war. The Associated Press also wrote about the “largest attack” in Russia since the invasion of Ukraine.