Russia hits Ukraine with missiles: debris hits house in Kyiv, private sector damaged in Dnipro. Photo and video

Rocket debris in Kyiv falls on residential building

The occupying Russian forces launched a massive cruise missile attack on Ukrainian cities on the night of 24 June. In Kyiv, rocket debris fell on a residential building and a fire broke out. Explosions were also heard overnight in Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih and Mykolaiv, and there were incoming flights in Kharkiv.

According to preliminary reports, air defence forces shot down enemy targets in the skies over the regions, the air force of the AFU noted. OBOZREVATEL correspondents reported the explosions in Dnipro and Kyiv.

"In Dnipropetrovsk region air defence is working!" - the AF said in a report.

The mayor of Dnipro, Borys Filatov, later said that the occupiers had hit the private sector. "Several houses have been destroyed to the ground. Large crater after the blast. There are casualties," he wrote.

The Kyiv City Military Administration also reported that air defence forces were operating in Kyiv. Mayor Vitaliy Klychko said debris hit the upper floors of a 20-storey building in the Solomenskyi district - there was a fire on the 16th floor and there is damage on the 17th floor.

There is also damage to cars. One person was treated by medics, another was hospitalized.


The Kyiv City Military Administration clarified that debris falling onto the 24-storey building caused damage and fires on the 16th, 17th and 18th floors. Two casualties are known so far.


The head of the Kharkiv regional state administration, Oleh Syniehubov, has said that the occupants are striking at Kharkiv. Mayor Ihor Terekhov confirmed the explosions in the regional centre. According to his information, the occupiers hit the city with S-300 missiles. In the Slobidskyi district of Kharkiv - at least three arrivals, in one case hitting a gas pipe. A fire broke out on the spot.

The hit was also recorded in the Kholodnohirskyi district in Kharkiv, Syniehubov said. According to his data, vehicles were damaged by the shockwave. People were not injured.

Oleksandr Vilkul, head of the military administration, wrote about the explosions in Kryvyi Rih.

"Kryvyi Rih. Explosions. We are not filming or posting anything on the Internet," the message reads.

At the same time, monitoring channels reported Ukrainian air defence operations in many regions. The AFU air force said that the missile threat was relevant for all regions of the country.

As OBOZREVATEL reported, the air defence forces repelled a massive Russian missile attack on Ukraine on the night of 23 June. Thirteen Russian cruise missiles were shot down in the skies over several regions.

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