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Ukraine, explosions in the night in the center of Kiev


Two powerful explosions occurred in the center of the Ukrainian capital Kiev overnight, two people were injured. 30 Iranian-made drones launched by Russian forces shot down (ANSA)

Two powerful explosions occurred in the center of the Ukrainian capital


overnight, according to local sources quoted by the Kyiv Independent.

Shortly before, the governor of the Kiev oblast, Oleksiy Kuleba, had written on Telegram that the air defenses of the region were operating "because of a Russian attack" operated with "drones".

Two people were injured in the drone strike.

The attack also damaged critical infrastructure and homes in the Ukrainian capital.

Last night, Ukraine's air defense shot down 30 Iranian-made drones launched by Russian forces out of a total of 35, the air force reported on Telegram, the Guardian reported.

The Shahed-136 and Shahed-131 kamikaze drones were launched from the eastern coast of the Azov Sea.

Russian forces also attacked the Dnipropetrovsk region in southern Ukraine during the night, damaging several homes and power lines.

The city of Nikopol was hit 60 times and the attacks also targeted the nearby communities of Marhanetska, Chervonohryhorivka and Myrivska.

The damages are huge.

Due to the attack, the water plant was damaged and several villages are currently without water. 

Kiev, possible another 3-4 attacks with Russian missiles Russia

's current stockpiles of missiles could allow Moscow to launch three or four more major attacks against Ukraine, said the Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, as Ukrinform reports.

"If we count the massive strikes that have already taken place, they might have enough (missiles) for up to two or three more, maybe four more. But then they'd run out of missiles completely."

Military aid arriving in Kiev from Great Britain

British Prime Minister

Rishi Sunak

will today announce the sending of Kiev a maxi package of military aid to Ukraine during the summit of the Joint Expeditionary Force to be held today in Riga. London will deliver "hundreds of thousands of artillery shells next year as part of a £250m (over €286m) contract that will ensure a steady flow of essential artillery munitions to Ukraine throughout 2023,” the statement reads. Note.

Source: ansa

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