Bombs exploded in several places in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev

“Go to shelters immediately,” warns Mayor Vitaly Klitschko.

In the Ukrainian capital Kiev Several explosions were heard on Monday morning. A short time ago, a wind alarm was triggered. “Explosions in the capital. Go to shelters immediately,” Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko wrote in a Telegram. Russian war drones have previously damaged electricity supplies in southern Ukraine's Odesa and Mykolaiv regions. As a result, there was a partial blackout in Odessa.

The Ukrainian Air Force said two ballistic missiles were fired at Kiev. According to Bridget Brink, US ambassador to Ukraine, the attacks were carried out using hypersonic missiles. Debris from a rocket damaged a residential building in Kiev, the city administration said.

Public transport was suspended in Odessa

According to the city administration, local public transport with trams and trolleybuses should be stopped in Odessa. No one was injured. A substation in the Mykolaiv region was also damaged and caught fire, energy provider Ukrenerho said. According to the military, debris from the drone landed on a two-storey residential building there. It caught fire. 11 people were injured, two of them seriously. The Ukrainian military announced early in the morning that eight of the nine Russian drones that had taken off from the Crimean peninsula had been shot down overnight. As Ukrinform news agency also reported, six airstrikes took place in the Zaporizhia area and four artillery strikes took place on the eastern border of Sumy.

Air strikes against Ukraine's energy supplies

The Russian military has been escalating airstrikes against Ukraine's energy supplies for days. Especially in the eastern Ukrainian city Chargiv This caused huge problems. Repairs to the network there will take another week, Ukrainerho boss Volodymyr Kudryskyj said on Ukrainian television.

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In Russia, a fire broke out on Monday night at the largest plant in the Rostov region, the Novocherkassk Power and Thermal Power Plant. Unofficial information here points to a Ukrainian drone strike. The regional administration has officially announced that an investigation is underway into the cause of the fire. The fire was extinguished. Two units of the power plant and two transmission lines were switched off. The governor of the region, Vasiliy Golubev, said of the eleven Ukrainian drones that were shot down.

Ukraine has been fending off a large-scale Russian invasion for more than two years. It has increased the range of its drones in recent months and primarily strikes targets in the Russian oil sector.

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