Russia launched an unprecedented attack on Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, before Christmas and New Year. 70 missiles fired by the Russian forces caused extensive damage and loss of life. In addition, many areas of Kiev are without electricity.
Russia launched a simultaneous missile attack across Ukraine early Friday morning. News – BBC. According to the BBC, citing local government officials and the mayor, the biggest Christian festival is Christmas after a week. Five days later is the English New Year. There have been terrible attacks before these two big festivals. Three people were killed in the collapse of the building. Besides, many people were injured.
Meanwhile, the country’s electricity department said it may take a long time to restore power supply to the affected areas.
Ukrainian air force spokesman Yuriy Ignat said at least 70 missile strikes hit the capital, including its northern, southern, western and central regions.
Officials in Kiev said that such a large missile attack on Kiev has never happened in one day since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24. Of these, 37 can be intercepted by air defense systems.
The mayor of Kiev said that water supply has also been cut off across Kiev in the new attack. Metrorail services are also suspended.
On the other hand, due to the Russian attack, Kharkiv and the Sumi region on the Russian border have been cut off. Kharkiv Mayor Igor Terekhov said the city has no electricity. Many buildings were destroyed. People can be trapped in their debris.