Airstrike Hits Kiev, Killing One and Injuring Four
A nighttime airstrike on Kiev killed one person and injured at least four others, authorities said on Thursday, as explosions were heard for the third consecutive night in which the Ukrainian capital was subjected to attacks.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said emergency services had responded to calls from Solomyansky, Shevchenkivsky, Podilsky and Darnitsky regions following “explosions in the capital”.
Multiple Casualties and Damage Reported
“In the Podilsky district, while firefighters were working to put out the fire in a residential building, a person’s body was found,” he added on Telegram.
Sergey Popko, head of the military administration in Kiev, also said on Telegram that two people were injured in the Darnitsky district “due to falling debris”.
Klitschko indicated that two more people were treated at the site of the bombing in the Shevchenkivsky district.
Fire broke out in a residential building
He said fires started in a residential building in Shevchenkivsky district and in another non-residential building in Podilsky district, adding that emergency services are present in both locations.
A photo posted to the official Telegram account of the Kiev military administration showed a room in a high-rise building, with part of the wall destroyed, in the Darnitsky district.
And the Ukrainian Air Force warned in a statement that the threat of bombing cities by Russian drones still exists.