The attacks on Kiev began after 5. Shadowy drones, manufactured in Iran, flew over the city.
On Friday evening, the Ukrainian Air Force reported the threat of a Russian drone attack from southern Ukraine.
“A group of Shahed drones on the border of Kherson, Mykolaiv and Dnepropetrovsk oblasts! He is flying northwest,” it said. The air force urged residents of Krivoy Rog to stay in shelters. An anti-aircraft alert was also announced in Kirovohrad Oblast.
After midnight, the air force noticed groups of shadowy drones in Kryvyi Rih and several devices moving from the south towards the town of Kropyvnytskyi. After 1 a.m., a threat of a drone attack was reported in Sumy Oblast.
“The attack of enemy attack UAVs from the south continues! They are moving to the northwest,” the army said, adding that there is a threat of attack UAVs in Kharkiv Oblast from the north.
The attack on Kiev began after 5 a.m. Iranian-made Shahed attack drones flew over the city from the north and northeast. According to Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko, fragments of the downed machines fell in the Pechersk and Solomyansky districts, where they hit a kindergarten building and caused a fire.
In addition, a small fragment of the crashed drone fell on the stairs on the top floor of a skyscraper in the Dnipro region. There was no fire. So far no one has reported any injuries. Rescuers are checking the roof and first floor of the building, Klitschko said.
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All the while, Russian soldiers continue to attack Avdiivka, destroying buildings in the city down to their foundations using guided aerial bombs (UAB).
According to the Ukrainian side, the Russians have increased their use of anti-tank missiles, which have a huge payload and can be used to destroy skyscrapers and facilities where Ukrainian defenders are stationed. Russian soldiers have also started using kamikaze drones more actively.
Source: Do Rzeczy
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