Russia launched kamikaze drones against Kyiv overnight, the first such attack for almost a month.
"After a 25-day lull, the capital of Ukraine suffered another air attack from the enemy," Kyiv's military administration said on Telegram messenger.
Air raid sirens rang out twice in quick succession in the capital on Thursday evening.
Two alerts in Kyiv in several minutes. Possible attack of drones. #StandwithUkraine pic.twitter.com/TH0B2AIn98— Iuliia Mendel (@IuliiaMendel) April 20, 2023
According to Ukraine’s air force, 12 Iranian Shahed attack drones were launched from the Bryansk region bordering Ukraine and eight of them were destroyed.
❗️Overnight, the Russians launched 12 #Shahed-136/131 drones into Ukrainian territory. 8 of them were shot down by Ukrainian Air Defence. pic.twitter.com/gzzZ6I23rO— KyivPost (@KyivPost) April 21, 2023
Elsewhere, drone attacks occurred in two other regions of Ukraine overnight.
In central western Vinnytsia, drones hit a critical infrastructure installation causing a fire but no casualties, governor Sergiy Borzov said on Telegram.
In the central Poltava region, a drone attack early Friday also hit civilian infrastructure and caused a fire with no reported casualties, the head of the region's military administration, Dmytro Lunin, said.
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This interuption will only add a stronger adaptable survival layer to kids growing up in their years ahead ..Makes them tougher sharper and to appreciate a good school education missing their interaction and teachers ..team sports..lessons etc. Hard times ..calls for resilience.Online intense..A gorilla online workout wont mess them up..its all good..Ukrainians Adapt like rubber in a storm or mercury on the move when its cold or hot.