In Kharkiv and Dnipro there were explosions during the air-raid alert: first details. Photo
On the night of Monday, May 22, the Russian occupiers again attacked Ukrainian cities from the sky. Explosions went off in Kharkiv and Dnipro, and the air defense system was active.
This was reported by OBOZREVATEL correspondents. At least two loud explosions were heard in Kharkiv, and a whole series of explosions was heard in Dnipro (scroll to the end of the page to see photos).
The first explosions were heard around 3:30 and then again at 3:56. The head of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional military administration confirmed the attack on the regional center. "Remain calm! Stay in shelters until the alarm goes off!" - he wrote on Telegram.
He later noted that thanks to the Air Defense Forces, the region withstood the enemy attack.
"Fascists. Terrorists. The subhumans. But thanks to the Defense Forces, we withstood the attack. Details in time. We do not comment on anything yet. Take the martial law rules seriously," the message said.
Also around 3:30 explosions were heard in Zaporizhzhya.
According to monitoring channels, Russian troops hit Zaporizhzhya and Kharkiv with S-300s, and kamikaze drones and missiles were detected in Dnipro.
In the morning, Sergiy Lysak, head of the Dnipropetrovsk RMA, reported that in the sky over the region, the defenders shot down 15 drones and four cruise missiles. However, enemy arrivals were also recorded. As a result of the shelling, buildings of the rescue unit, a company and residential buildings were damaged. It is also known that eight people were injured.
As a result of the actions of the aggressor more than 10 trucks and cars were destroyed, the same number of units of special equipment were damaged. 25 private cars and two buses were also smashed. A private enterprise in Dnipro, where three buildings were damaged, was also hit.
It should be noted that in the evening of May 21, explosions occurred in Odessa region, Dnipro region and Zaporizhzhia. Colonel Vladislav Nazarov, spokesman for the operational command "South", said that the enemy sent a strike UAV to Odessa region. The air defense forces destroyed it over the sea.
In Zaporizhzhya, the movement of enemy S-300 air defense systems was recorded in the Berdyansk region.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL, on May 20, the occupants struck the village of Cirkuny near Kharkiv, preliminarily with S-300 missiles. A civilian was injured.
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