Russia-Ukraine War | Russia again targeted the capital of Ukraine

Kiev: In the early hours of Tuesday, Russia launched a fierce missile attack from air, sea and land in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. During the attacks, loud explosions were heard in Kiev late at night. There is no report of any casualty in the attacks yet. Serhiy Popko, head of the Kiev military administration, said Russia’s attack on Kiev was “extremely massive in terms of numbers”. Also read He said that a large number of missiles were fired in a very short time. For the eighth time this month, Russia has targeted Kiev with airstrikes. The attacks came amid Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky completing a trip to Europe. “According to preliminary information, most of the bases of the attackers in Kiev’s airspace were found and destroyed,” Popko said. Ukraine’s air force said it fired 18 missiles of various types, including drones, cruise missiles and ballistic missiles. Air Force spokesman Yuri Ihnat said all were shot down. Inhat told on the social media app ‘Telegram’ that six ‘Kinjal’ aero-ballistic missiles were fired from the MiG-31K aircraft. Nine cruise missiles launched from ships in the Black Sea and three ground-based S-400 cruise missiles targeted the capital. Britain’s ambassador to Ukraine, Melinda Simmons, tweeted that the attacks were horrific. He wrote, “It was not easy to spend the night amidst the shaking walls.” This is the eighth time this month that Russia has targeted the capital Kiev through airstrikes. (agency)

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