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“Ukraine Under Missile Attack”: Several explosions Leave People Dead, Wounded

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A day after Moscow accused Ukraine of being responsible for a catastrophic explosion on the bridge connecting Crimea with Russia, a series of loud blasts shook Ukraine’s capital Kyiv early on Monday morning.

A day after Moscow accused Kyiv of being responsible for an explosion on a bridge linking Crimea to Russia, Ukraine’s president said on Monday that there had been attacks on “several” locations inside the country.

“Missiles are being fired toward Ukraine. According to information on social media, there have been strikes in several places throughout our nation. Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the deputy head of the president’s office, advised the populace to “remain in shelters.”

Around 8:15 a.m. local time (05:15 a.m. GMT), explosions erupted in Kyiv, and an AFP reporter in the city saw many ambulances moving in that direction. On Monday morning, Kyiv heard at least five blasts.

Vitali Klitschko, the mayor of Kyiv, said on social media. He said “Several explosions in the Shevchenkivskyi neighborhood — in the center of the city.”

Videos shared on social media showed black smoke spouting over several urban neighborhoods.

On June 26, Russia launched its most recent attack on Kiev.

The blasts occurred a day after Moscow attributed the explosion on the bridge connecting Crimea to Russia, which claimed the lives of three people in Ukraine.

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The Crimea bridge explosion on Saturday was referred to as a “terrorist attack” by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who added that the Ukrainian secret services were the “writers, perpetrators, and supporters.”

According to Russian news outlets, Vladimir Putin spoke at a meeting with the chairman of the inquiry team he established to examine the incident.

The Kremlin informed regional news organizations that the Russian president is preparing for a meeting with his Security Council later on Monday.

According to Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, the president will meet with the Security Council’s permanent members on Wednesday.

Social media users from other countries and Ukrainians rejoiced after the explosion that damaged the bridge.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky did not mention the event in his evening speech on Saturday. And no one in Kyiv has taken responsibility for it.

The crucial connection, which serves as a reminder of the Kremlin’s takeover of Crimea in 2014, saw the return of some train and road traffic on Saturday, according to Russia.

The 19-kilometer (12-mile) bridge serves as a crucial supply route between Russia and the Crimean Peninsula, which has been seized.

Some military observers believe that the explosion might have a significant effect if Moscow feels the need to divert soldiers from other areas to Crimea, which is already understaffed, or if it causes a rush of evacuees.

Even if Kyiv was not responsible for the explosion, Mick Ryan, a former Australian senior officer now with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, said it represented “a tremendous influence operation triumph for Ukraine.”

He said on Twitter that it was evident that neither Russians nor the rest of the world could trust the military to defend any newly seized regions.

“Merciless attacks”

According to President Volodymyr Zelensky, there have been fatalities and injuries due to several attacks on Ukrainian cities. It’s includes the first bombing of the capital in months.

“Air raid warnings are still being heard all around Ukraine… Sadly, there are also casualties and injuries. On social media, President Zelensky pleaded with people not to leave the shelters. And said Russia wanted to “wipe us off the face of the Earth.”

Meanwhile, President Zelensky condemned a Russian missile attack on Zaporizhzhia on Sunday, leaving at least 13 people dead, including one child. This was the most recent fatal shelling of the southern Ukrainian city.

According to a statement from the president’s office, the incident also left 89 people injured, including 11 children.

The “merciless attacks on innocent individuals” and residential structures. According to Volodymyr Zelensky, “pure wickedness” committed by “savages and terrorists.”

Oleksandr Starukh, a regional official, shared images of severely damaged apartment buildings on Telegram. And announced the start of a rescue mission to locate victims beneath the wreckage.

Meanwhile, Russian authorities condemned Sunday what they said was an uptick in Ukrainian firing into their territory that had struck residences, office buildings, and a monastery.

A local AFP reporter said that smoke was emerging from a sizable hole at the impact location. And that one of the rockets had hit close to a playground.

The explosion scorched several neighboring trees and benches, and numerous ambulances arrived.

Russian terrorists are attacking the nation’s capital! On social media, Vitali Klitschko, the mayor of Kiev, said that the city center had affect by the strikes.

“It is best not to go to the city today if there is no pressing necessity. So please avoid visiting the capital today; I’m also requesting the suburbanites.

Videos shared on social media showed black smoke spouting over several metropolitan neighborhoods.

The FBS in Russia, which is in charge of border security, said on Sunday that there had been a significant rise in Ukrainian armed formation assaults on Russian border territory since October.

The statement said that over a hundred artillery assaults had targeted residential and office buildings. They target in Belgorod, Bryansk, and Kursk, three western border areas.

Five people injured, and one person died due to the assaults.

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