Central kyiv hit by missile strikes – officials
One of the missiles reportedly landed on the street where the country’s main spy agency is located
Russian missiles hit several targets in central kyiv on Monday morning, Mayor Vitaly Klitschko wrote on his Telegram channel. He urged residents to take shelter and avoid traveling to the capital.
Anton Gerashchenko, adviser to the interior minister, said a missile hit Vladimirskaya Street, where the main office of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is located.
Gerashchenko shared videos on Telegram showing clouds of smoke rising above the horizon and said several civilian vehicles were destroyed.
The adviser added that metro service has been partially suspended in Kyiv and all metro stations now serve as shelters.
Gerashchenko later said five civilians were killed and 12 injured in the capital.
Strikes were also reported in the eastern city of Dnepr and explosions in Lviv in western Ukraine.
In a message on his Telegram channel, President Vladimir Zelensky confirmed that there had been missile strikes across Ukraine. “Unfortunately, there are dead and injured,” he wrote.
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