Kiev: Missile debris falls on children’s hospital

During a Russian attack, missile debris also fell on the grounds of a children’s hospital in three locations in the Obolonsiy district of Kiev.

This was reported by the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko. According to him, the roof of a house in the capital was also damaged. In addition, a rocket fragment was found on the premises of a country house in the neighborhood, Klitschko informed according to The Kyiv Independent on Telegram. Several explosions were heard in Kiev in the early morning of August 11 after Russia fired Kh-47M2 Kinzhal missiles at the region, according to the Ukrainian Air Force. In addition, explosions were also reported in Ukraine’s Khmelnytskyi and Vinnytsia oblasts. Regional authorities have not yet commented on the consequences of the attack. The air strike alert was sounded across Ukraine at about 9:50 a.m. local time, when Russian MiG-31K jets took off from the Savasleyka airfield in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

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The military administration of the city of Kyiv has reported that air defenses were deployed in Kyiv at about 10 a.m. local time on August 11. Several explosions were heard in the city, as The Kyiv Independent reported. Earlier, the Air Force said that Russia had fired Kh-47M2 Kinzhal missiles at the Kiev region. Explosions were also reported from Khmelnytskyi and Vinnytsia regions. Air-raid alerts have been sounded in all Ukrainian regions.

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