Three people were killed and seven others injured in an attack by Russian drones that occurred overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday in the Kiev region, the regional military administration said in the morning.
Around 07:00 (06:00 Paris time) "
three people died, two people were injured and one person was rescued
," the State Service for Emergency Situations (DSNS) said on Telegram, adding that "
four people are probably under the rubble
A civilian site was damaged as a result of the
night drone attack
in the Kiev region
", which caused a fire, the administration added on Telegram.
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A high school affected
The strike hit a high school in Rjychtchiv, a town about 80 kilometers south of kyiv, said DSNS, which published images of heavily damaged buildings.
The attack "
" two floors of two residences for high school students and a building where they were studying, according to the same source.
The fire that broke out on the site, affecting more than 300 square meters, was extinguished shortly before 07:00, according to the DSNS.
Meanwhile, Russia attacked Ukraine with Iranian-made Shahed-136/131 combat drones overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, the Ukrainian Air Force said.
A total of 21 drones were launched from the Russian region of Bryansk, located in northern Ukraine.
Sixteen of these aircraft were shot down by Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense, the air force said on Telegram.