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Missiles fired on Kyiv for first time in seven weeks

Kyiv: Russia launched a missile assault on Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and the encompassing area for the primary time in additional than seven weeks and pounded the east and south of the nation with drones, Ukrainian officers stated.

Ukrainian border guards stated they’d retaken a village within the nation’s north-east adjoining to the Russian border.

Ukraine’s 56th Brigade anti-aircraft installation leaves for a combat mission on November 10 in the Bakhmut District of Ukraine.

Ukraine’s 56th Brigade anti-aircraft set up leaves for a fight mission on November 10 within the Bakhmut District of Ukraine. Credit score: Getty

Officers within the east, the main focus of Russia’s sluggish 20-month-old advance, stated Ukrainian forces had repelled quite a few assaults by Moscow’s troops and so they anticipated additional assaults, significantly across the devastated city of Avdiivka.

Serhiy Popko, the pinnacle of the Kyiv metropolis army administration, stated a Russian ballistic missile was launched in the direction of the capital late on Saturday (AEDT).

“After a protracted pause of 52 days, the enemy has resumed missile assaults on Kyiv,” Popko stated on the Telegram messaging app. “The missile failed to succeed in Kyiv, air defenders shot it down because it was approaching the capital.”

Popko stated there have been no casualties or main injury.

Ruslan Kravchenko, the regional governor for the central Kyiv area, stated 5 personal homes and a number of other business buildings within the space had been broken. He stated two Russian missiles struck a subject between settlements.

Ukraine’s air defence additionally shot down 19 Iranian-made “Shahed” drones out of 31 launched by the Russian forces in a single day in southern and jap areas, the air drive stated.

Ukrainian intelligence official Andriy Yusov informed nationwide tv: “This isn’t the primary or the final mixed assault.” He pointed to growing numbers of air alerts in latest days.

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