Russians bomb armored plant on the outskirts of Kiev

Russians bomb armored plant on the outskirts of Kiev

A military factory in a suburb of Kievwhich mainly builds tanks and armored vehicles, was bombed this morning, a journalist of the French Agency found, while the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the Russian forces hit a military factory in Kyiv.

A large number of soldiers and police are at the scene of the attack, blocking access to the factory complex, from where smoke rises. The mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko wrote on Facebook that he has no information about victims so far.

He added that Rescuers and medical staff are working at the scene.

According to local Ukrainian officials it also became known this morning that at least two civilians were killed and four were injured by Russian attacks across Ukraine.

An explosion took place in the Darnitsky district of Kiev, Klitschko said in a post on the Telegram messaging app. This region is located in the southeastern part of Kiev, on the left bank of the Dnieper.

The Russian Defense Ministry announced today that Russian forces destroyed buildings producing an armored vehicle factory in Kyiv and a repair plant. military equipment in Nikolaev.

According to the same source, the blows were inflicted with high-precision long-range weapons.

Russia also shot down a Ukrainian SU-25 aircraft near the city of Izium in the region of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine, Interfax reported, citing the Russian Ministry of Defense.

Meanwhile, the governor of Lugansk One person was killed and three others were injured in an artillery shelling in the eastern part of Ukraine, Sergei Gaidai said in a statement posted on the Internet.

A gas pipeline was damaged in Lysiansk and Sivieronodetskwhere gas supply and water supply have been cut off, Gaidai said, also in the Telegram application.

“Stay away from these areas as long as possible,” Gaidai said in a subsequent post, adding that buses were ready for those wishing to leave the area.

Moreover one killed, one injured in attack overnight in small village near Poltavathe capital of the homonymous region in central Ukraine, said in a post on Telegram the governor of the region Dmitry Lunin.

The Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Irina Verestsuk stated that nine humanitarian corridors has been agreed to open today for the evacuation of civilians, including from the besieged Mariupol with private vehicles.

Verestsuk said in a statement that five of the nine corridors were to be opened from the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, which local officials said was receiving heavy bombardment.

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