Thursday, June 8, 2023

Iranian kamikaze drone strikes Kyiv region

KYV, Ukraine ( Associated Press) – Ukraine’s capital region was attacked by Iranian-made kamikaze drones early Thursday and rescuers swarmed the area as residents sounded airstrikes after a massive and deadly Russian air strike for the fourth morning in a row. Heard the voice Attack on the whole country on Monday

According to the governor of the Kyiv region, Oleksiy Kuleba, the attack took place in an area near the capital. At the moment it is not clear whether anyone was a victim or not.

The incident affected “critical infrastructure facilities”, the deputy head of the Ukrainian presidential office, Kyrylo Tymoshenko, said on Telegram, without providing further details.

In the southern city of Mykolaiv, overnight attacks destroyed a five-story apartment building as fighting continued along the country’s southern border.

The two upper floors of the building were completely destroyed in a single attack and the rest of the building was left in rubble, Mykolaiv mayor Oleksandr Sienkovi said. It was not immediately clear whether there were any casualties in the incident.

On the southern front, such morning actions have become a daily occurrence as Kyiv forces continue their counter-offensive to re-capture Russian-held territory.

Attacks on Kyiv were rare until the capital was hit at least four times during Monday’s massive attack that killed at least 19 people across the country and injured more than 100.

Western leaders this week pledged to send more weapons to Ukraine, including air defense systems and weapons, which Kyiv has said are critical to defeating Moscow’s forces.

The Ukrainian military said this week that, with its current air defenses, it has shot down dozens of Russian missiles and Shaheed-136 drones, the so-called kamikaze drones that are playing an increasingly deadly role in the conflict.

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